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Mrs. Ackermann, Frances Brooks was a member of the American Birth Control League.

Elizabeth Bacon was an active member of the American Birth Control, as well as an organizer and a lecturer.

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.

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.

A brief account of the Birth Control progress in Canada.

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

Haberman discusses the place of Birth Control in the social, political, and economic revolutions of Mexico.

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

An account of highlights of the family planning situation in different countries of the world, together with basic demographic statistics.

Vicente C. Aldaba (1893-?) was a Filipino biologist involved with the birth control movement in the 1930s.

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

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.

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

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…

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.

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

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…

Vice-President of the Johannesburg Race Welfare Society in 1936

Five birth control societies merged in 1930 to form the National Birth Control Council, which in 1931 changed their name to the National Birth Control Association, and in 1939 to the Family Planning Association.

The organization was founded in 1931 to provide access to birth control information to the poor.

The Johannesburg Birth Control Clinic was founded in 1932, under the auspices of the Race Welfare Society

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…

Rudolf Elkan was a German physician, who emigrated to England, changing his name to Edward, where he developed the xenopus pregnancy test and served on the medical sub-committee of the National Birth Control Association.

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 Sozial Harmonische Verein was founded, along with the paper Die Sozial Harmonia, by Max Hausmeister and Karl Lotter.

The Birth Control League of the District of Columbia was formed following a lecture by Margaret Sanger. The league was organized with the intention of acting as a lobbying organization for leagues from around the country.

The Minneapolis Birth Control League officially became the Minneapolis Branch of the Minnesota Birth Control League in November, 1916. As was the case with many other leagues, the Minneapolis League’s formation was inspired by a visit by Sanger to…

The Birth Control League of Columbus was formed following a debate between Dr. Percy W Cobb and Rev. M. V. Eusey at the Southern Theater. The League held weekly meetings and worked closely with the state organization.

The Birth Control League of Portland was founded in 1915.

The Birth Control League in Pittsburgh became the first in Allegheny County to offer on-site birth control services in 1932.

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.

Professor P. D. (Prabhu Dutt) Shastri was an Indian professor who attended the Sixth International Neo-Malthusian and Birth Control Conference in New York in 1925. Thereafter, he dedicated himself to educating the public on the subject of birth…

Dr. Tokijiro Kaji established a free birth control clinic in Tokyo and opened the People's Hospital, aimed at benefiting women of the poorer classes. When the Japanese Birth Control Association was organized, Dr. Kaji was one of the four founders.

In November 1919, H. Kano published the first article in the Japanese magazine Shufunotomo, or Housekeeper’s Companion, declaring the need for birth control in the country.

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