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Gabriel Giroud was a leading French birth control propagandist who wrote under the pseudonym, Georges Hardy and was associated with La Ligue de la Régénération Humaine.

Eugène Humbert worked for birth control in France in the 1920s.

Thit (Maria Kristine Dorothea) Jensen was a Danish feminist who founded the Foreningen for Sexsuel Oplysning (The Union for Sexual Enlightenment) in 1924.

Johann Ferch was an Austrian neo-Malthusian, socialist writer, and printer who organized some twenty-two Mother’s Advice Clinics in Austria, with his wife Betti Ferch.

Edith How-Martyn was a British feminist, suffragette and birth control advocate who became director of the Birth Control International Information Centre.

Herman Rubinraut was a Polish-Jewish socialist physician who with Justyna Budzinska-Tylicka, founded the Birth Control Section of the Workers’ Society for Social Services.

Olga Ginsburg was a Russian-born gynecologist who helped found the Women’s International Zionist Organization and had worked at the Illinois Birth Control League in Chicago in the 1920s before moving to Palestine in September, 1933.

Leonard Moore was an American, born in Beirut but trained in the United States, who returned to Syria in 1931 to work at the American University, specializing in pediatrics.

Margaret Sanger founded the American birth control movement and was a leader in efforts to internationalize birth control from the 1920s-1950s. She opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, worked to overturn the Comstock Act's ban…

Bessie Ingham Drysdale was a British educator and Neo-Malthusian. She taught at Stockwell College before joining her husband, Charles Vickery Drysdale, working for the Malthusian League.

Knut Wicksell was a Swedish economist identified with the Stockholm school of thought. He proposed solutions to labor and societal issues based on Malthusian ideas about birth control, which he defended until the end of his life.

Anne Kennedy worked for the American Birth Control League, and organized the San Francisco Birth Control Committee in August, 1924.

W. F. Willcox was an American statistician who initiated the first statistics course at Cornell University in 1892.

Hornell Hart was a Professor of Sociology at Duke University from 1938 to 1957. He wrote The Enigma of Survival (1959) as well as Toward a New Philosophical Basis for Parapsychological Phenomena. He was well known for studying apparitions and astral…

Roberto Haberman was an American socialist lawyer and left-wing activist who lived most of his life in Mexico City and Yucatán working as the head of the Foreign Language Department of the Ministry of Education. He helped introduce important…

Helene Stoecker was a German feminist and social reformer. She was responsible for the philosophy known as the New Ethic, which promoted equality of illegitimate children, legalization of abortion, and sexual education.

How-Martyn updates Sanger on the need for birth control in Scandinavia, a possible expansion of her world tour plans, a meeting with Indian students, a meeting with a Jamaican doctor.

How-Martyn describes the status of birth control workers in England and suggests holding a conference in Holland in 1931 for a jubilee anniversary.

How-Martyn discusses work of Berty Albrecht and Sue Green in France.

How-Martyn writes about her experiences in Beirut

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.

Dearmer was an English priest, best known for writing The Parson's Handbook, a liturgical manual for Anglican clergy. He was a socialist, concerned with social justice, and supported the birth control movement. He was Canon of Westminster Abbey from…

President of the Race Welfare Society of Johannesburg in 1931.

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…

A Danish-born anthropologist who worked with the BCIIC, helped fund the organization.

British-born financial director of the confectionery company John Mackintosh & Sons, Ltd. and the chairman of the BCIIC. He was married to Gerda Sebbelov Guy.

Alexandrena (Rena) Carswell Datta (1886-1978) was the Scottish wife of the Indian Principal of the Forman Christian College, Lahore, Surenda Kumar Datta. Mrs. Datta was appointed organizer of birth control services in India under the auspices of the…

Henry McCardie was a British barrister and justice on the High Court who was a supporter of the BCIIC. He committed suicide in 1933.

Karla Popprová-Molínková was a Czech birth control advocate, who helped form the Czechoslovakian Birth Control Society in Brno on September 7. About this time she became the Czech representative of the BCIIC.

Amolak Ram Mehta (1894-1986) was a Western-trained public health physician who served as India's Minister of Health.

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…

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,…

The IPPF was founded in 1952, out of the International Committee on Planned Parenthood. Records include organizational correspondence, reports, conference proceedings. No finding aid is available. Collection was divided by IPPF Offices (President,…

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…

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

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

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

A salesman/accountant turned politician. British Labour politician and Member of Parliament.

How-Martyn discusses Sanger's plans to travel to Europe and a meeting with Hung-Chung Chang about efforts in China.

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

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

An English doctor involved in public, child, and maternal health during the 1930's.

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

A British child welfare activist and landscape architect.

A British women's rights advocate.

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

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

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