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Josephine Day Bennett, (Mrs. M. Toscan Bennett), was a suffragist and one of three women who founded the Connecticut Branch of the American Birth Control League.

She was a British suffragist who worked with Alice Vickery, Edith How-Martyn, and Charles V. Drysdale.

Dr. John Favill served as the chairman of the Middle Western States Committee on Birth Control and used his medical knowledge to campaign for access to birth control information.

Everett Russell Meves was an organizer for the New Jersey Birth Control League, living in Camden in the early 1920s.

An brief account of the activities of the Alameda County Birth Control League in California.

This article provides an overview of the population of post-WWI Germany and the need for birth control.

The first “Mother-Hygiene Office” was opened in Oslo in 1924 by Katti Anker Moller. The office provided information about contraception and sold books and pamphlets about sex, motherhood, and nursing. The office did not have a clinic on site, but…

A British, socialist doctor who worked alongside the Worker's Birth Control Group

A British was a Welsh Congregationalist minister and Labour Party politician who spoke in favor of the morality of birth control.

A British women's rights advocate.

A British child welfare activist and landscape architect.

A socialist British Politician, an Independent Labour Party leading member.

A British organization, founded in 1877 that campaigned for education on the topic of birth control along with the use of it for family planning purposes.

An English politician and social activist belonging to and leading the Labour Party who was for social justice, women's rights, and world disarmament.

Bertrand Russell was a philosopher, logician, historian, among many other things who actively supported the birth control movement.

Text of the law published by the National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control, ca. 1929.

Chamberlain was the Minister of Health, later Leader of the Conservative Party, and Prime Minister of England known for his Chamberlain was British prime minister between 1937 and 1940 and often linked to the policy of appeasement towards Nazi…

A Scottish Socialist politician who was the first Labour Minister of Health and later became the British Minister of Health from January 1924 till November 1924. He was strongly against the birth control movement.

Politician who served as a Member of Parliament, and belonged to the Labour Party.

A British teacher and trade union organizer who belonged to the Labour Party and was one of the first female Members of Parliament.

An English writer and socialist who supported the birth control movement.

From the Wellcome Library site: "Carlos Blacker (1895-1975) was a key actor in a period of extraordinary social change. His papers reflect the often bitter policy disputes that took place within the Eugenics Society during his time as General…

The papers of Margaret Higgins Sanger (1879-1966) cover the period 1900-1966, although the major part of the collection is concentrated in the years 1928-1940. Consisting of diaries, correspondence, articles, speeches,lectures,clippings,scrapbooks,…

Birth control advocate and nurse. Sanger, a sex reform activist, fought for women's rights to use contraceptives and founded both the national and international Planned Parenthood Federations. Papers include correspondence, writings, organizational…

Sue Green was a British-born former headmistress of a English girls school in Constantinople who was living in France by the 1920s. She became a birth control activist after meeting Edith How-Martyn and Emilie Rieder, and worked on organizing in…

Cox was a British economist and journalist that served a term in Parliament in the 1910s. He was a birth control supporter, opposed socialism, and became friends with Margaret Sanger in 1915.

The Indian Birth Control Society was started by Professor Gopaljee Ahluwalia of Delhi University in 1922. The Society organized talks and lectures, distributed leaflets and pamphlets, and conducted a Birth Control Reference and Circulating Library.

The Birth Control League of New York opened its headquarters at 104 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, in 1916. The league's primary objective was to support Margaret Sanger in her legal fight for birth control.

The Birth Control League of Ohio was formed approximately two months after Margaret Sanger made two appearances in Cleveland in 1916.

The establishment of the Birth Control League of Massachusetts took place in response to the prosecution of Van Kleeck Allison in 1916. The League reorganized as the Family Welfare Foundation under the leadership of Dr. Evangeline Young in 1919, but…

The Birth Control Committee of Syracuse was formed following a conference held on the subject in a Syracuse auditorium. The committee quickly began discussions concerning the establishment of a birth control clinic in the area.

The Schenectady Birth Control Committee held monthly luncheon conferences and in 1924 hosted Margaret Sanger, who addressed a gathering there.

The Middle Western States Committee was formed with the goal of assisting other leagues with promoting the cause of birth control in its territory. The Committee held lectures given to organizations such as the Billings Medical Club and the Chicago…

The Los Angeles Birth Control League opened and maintained a birth control clinic in L.A.

The Alameda County Birth Control League maintained a mother’s health clinic in Oakland.

Durham S. F. Chen was inspired by Margaret Sanger’s lecture given at the Government University of Peking during her trip to China, which he was unable to attend but read in full the day after it was given. Chen left China in August 1922.

Keikichi Ishimoto,  the son of a war hero, was a mining engineer, labor reformer and a Christian humanist who visited the U.S. in 1919.  He was the husband of Shidzue Katō, the president of the Japanese Birth Control League, with whom he started…

Herr Max Hausmeister founded the German Neo-Malthusian League, Sozial Harmonische Verein, and its publications, Die Sozial Harmonie, with Karl Lotter in 1889.

The Workers’ Birth Control Group was, unlike other groups, not formed with the intention of establishing clinics and distributing information and pamphlets on birth control, but was instead created with the goal of encouraging public action…

The Salt Lake Branch of the American Birth Control League was founded following a visit to Salt Lake City by Dr. James F. Cooper.
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