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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.

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

How-Martyn updates Sanger on the happenings in the birth control movement in England, the Archbishop of Canturbury's support of birth control.

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

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.

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

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.

On her way back to England from Bombay, How-Martyn discusses the birth control bill in US Congress, doctors and journalists she met in Bombay, as well as future plans.

How-Martyn describes the need for international birth control work in light of the tenth anniversary of working with Margaret Sanger, and reactions to birth control in England.

How-Martyn writes Sanger an update on the meetings she attended while in Bombay.

How-Martyn discusses her impending arrival to Port Said, and outlines the duration of the trip.

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…

How-Martyn updates Sanger on possible meetings with India in London as well as interest from China.

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.

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…

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.

Dora Russell was a British feminist, socialist, and author. Russell was involved in organizing the World League for Sexual Reform’s 1929 congress in London, and later was a founding member of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Charles Vickery Drysdale became the editor of The Malthusian in 1907, succeeding his father. He became president of the Malthusian League in 1921.

How-Martyn describes her trip to India, a discussion with Mohandas Gandhi on the topic of birth control, possible future meetings in India, women doctors, and the state of birth control clinics.

A.M. Stephen was a Canadian writer, educator, and activist involved in social and labor movements. Along with his work for the Canadian Birth Control League, he served as president of the League Against War and Fascism, and organized for the Spanish…

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…

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…

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

Leopold Katscher was a journalist and social reformer who designed and co-founded several journals, including Weltstädtische Plauderspaziergänge. He was also involved in the international peace movement and women’s rights movement.

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

Gopalji Ahluwalia established the Indian Eugenic Society in Lehore and Simla in 1921, before moving to Delhi in 1922, where he started the Indian Birth Control Society. During that same year, he began corresponding with other birth control activists…

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.

The Dutch branch of the Malthusian League was founded in 1881.

Maximillian Thule was a Polish senator associated with the Christian Democrat Party and a physician.,

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.

The Poradnia Świadomego Macierzyństwa w Warszawie was a birth control clinic opened by Drs. Herman Rubinraut and Justyna Budzińska-Tylicka in 1931.

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.
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