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

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.

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.

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

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…

How-Martyn provides an update on the planned conference in Greece, suggests that the BCIIC focus on Russia, Japan, China, and India, and discusses that the "magic pill" will likely be developed in the United States or United Kingdom.

How-Martyn describes the financial situation of the birth control movement, plans for Holland, India, and China, disputes in the American birth control movement and the publication of the proceedings of the Seventh International Birth Control…

How-Martyn, writing from New York, discusses meetings with Dr. Mukerji and his usefulness for a planned Indian conference.

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.

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.

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

The Pennsylvania Branch of the American Birth Control League was organized in December 1921. After the Birth Control League of Allegheny County was formed as an individual organization in Pittsburgh, the Pennsylvania Branch based in Philadelphia…

In July, 1924 the League opened a space on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, where physicians could give instruction and advice about birth control to patients. A second site was later opened on Lincoln St. to serve the same purpose.

The Connecticut Branch of the American Birth Control League was founded in 1923 by Martha Houghton Hepburn, Mrs. George Day, and Mrs. M. Toscan Bennett, after the three heard Margaret Sanger speak at the Parson’s Theater in Hartford.

The San Francisco Birth Control Committee was organized by Anne Kennedy, the Executive and Legislative Secretary of the American Birth Control League. The Committee was involved in educational work and engaged with other local organizations such as…

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.

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

How-Martyn writes about the issues facing birth control in India as well as a potential international conference, a new birth control clinic in Cape Town, South Africa, and the progress of birth control in Czechoslovakia.

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…

Haddasah is a Jewish woman's association, founded in the United States in 1912, that focuses on health education, social action and advocacy. Starting in 1913 Hadassah sent nurses and health workers to provide services in Palestine.

Sanger enjoyed Humbert's La Reforme Modern and describes Congressional Hearings on doctors'-only bill.

Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States, a progressive politician and opponent of birth control.
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