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Sanger, Margaret (1879-1966)

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Title

Sanger, Margaret (1879-1966)

Subject

Sanger, Margaret
American Birth Control League
Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau
National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control
Birth Control International Information Centre
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
International Committee on Planned Parenthood
International Planned Parenthood Federation

Description

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 on birth control, and helped test and develop the birth control pill.

Contributor

Hajo, Cathy Moran (created stub)

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Language

English

Type

Stub

Coverage

New York, NY
Tucson, AZ
Fishkill, NY

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Birth Date

1879-09-

Birthplace

Corning, NY, United States

Death Date

1966

Occupation

Birth control activist
Nurse
Writer

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