Interviews, 1973-1977

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Interviews, 1973-1977

Tapes and transcripts of 24 oral histories of the Family Planning Oral History Project, an oral history project of the Schlesinger Library, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

24 volumes, 121 audiotapes

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SNAC Resource ID: 6386636

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Allen, Florence E. (Florence Ellinwood), 1884-1966

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Florence Ellinwood Allen (March 23, 1884 – September 12, 1966) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She was the first woman to serve on a state supreme court and one of the first two women to serve as a United States federal judge. In 2005, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Allen was born on March 23, 1884, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Clarence Emir Allen Sr., a mine manager, and later United States R...

U.S. Department of Labor, Children's Bureau

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Pilpel, Harriet F. (Harriet Fleischl), 1911-1991

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>Harriet Fleischl Pilpel (December 2, 1911 – April 23, 1991) was an American attorney and women's rights activist. She wrote and lectured extensively regarding the freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and reproductive freedom. Pilpel served as general counsel for both the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood. During her career, she participated in 27 cases that came before the United States Supreme Court. Pilpel was involved in the birth control movement and the pro-choice m...

Campbell, Loraine Leeson, 1905-1982

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Campbell was brought up in Boston, Mass., and attended the Winsor School. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar in 1928 and returned home to help raise her brother and sister. She was active in Planned Parenthood, especially in lobbying for legislation to make birth control information and legal abortions available to all women. From the description of Papers, 1922-1982 (inclusive), 1922-1928 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007538 ...

Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), 1891-1978

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Martha May Eliot (April 7, 1891 – February 14, 1978), was a foremost pediatrician and specialist in public health, an assistant director for WHO, and an architect of New Deal and postwar programs for maternal and child health. Her first important research, community studies of rickets in New Haven, Connecticut, and Puerto Rico, explored issues at the heart of social medicine. Together with Edwards A. Park, her research established that public health measures (dietary supplementation with vitamin...

Lader, Lawrence, 1919-2006

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Author and activist Lawrence Lader (1919- ) has written extensively on abortion rights and family planning in the United States. He was founding chair of the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (now the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League) in 1969, and was instrumental in the campaign that produced the 1970 New York State law legalizing abortion. Beginning in 1976 he served as president of the Abortion Rights Mobilization, and has worked for the introduction ...

Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Frederica), 1891-1982

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Katharine F. Lenroot, child welfare leader and the third Chief of the United States Children's Bureau (1934-1951) was born in Superior, Wisconsin on March 8, 1891 to Irvin Luther and Clara C. Lenroot. From early on, her father's political career made Lenroot aware of social and political issues. Admitted to the bar in 1898, Irvine was elected to the Wisconsin state legislature in 1901. After his service in Wisconsin until 1907, he was elected to the national House of Repre...

Calderone, Mary Steichen, 1904-1998

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Mary Steichen Calderone (July 1, 1904 – October 24, 1998) was an American physician and a public health advocate for sexual education. Her most notable feat was overturning the American Medical Association policy against the dissemination of birth control information to patients. Calderone served as president and co-founder of the Sex Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) from 1954 to 1982. She was also the medical director for Planned Parenthood. She wrote many publ...

Family Planning Oral History Project

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From 1973 to 1977, the Schlesinger Library carried on an oral history project, funded by two two-year grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, on the role of women in the family planning movement. All but one of the interviewees were women, and many were physicians or nurses. The project concentrated first on the birth control movement and then on abortion law reform. From the description of Records, 1909-1984 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 539584961 ...

Marriage Council of Philadelphia

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Lord-Heinstein, Lucile, 1903-

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Lucile Lord-Heinstein, gynecologist and advocate of birth control, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 22, 1903, to Augusta Lord-Heinstein and Henry Heinstein. Henry Heinstein had emigrated from Russia to the United States in about 1886 and joined the United States Army. In 1895, when he was about twenty-four, he married Augusta Lord, who was then probably nineteen years old. Augusta Lord-Heinstein was a suffragist and a pioneer physiotherapist. Though most of her work wa...

Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

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Margaret Louise Higgins was born in Corning, New York, on September 15, 1879, the sixth of eleven children and the third of four daughters born to Anne Purcell Higgins and Michael Hennessey Higgins, a stone mason. Her two elder sisters worked to supplement the family income, and financed her education at Claverack College, a private coeducational preparatory school in the Catskills. After leaving Claverack, Higgins took a job teaching first grade to immigrant children, but decided after a short ...

McCormick, Katharine Dexter, 1876-1967

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Katharine Dexter McCormick (August 27, 1875 – December 28, 1967) was a U.S. suffragist, philanthropist and, after her husband's death, heir to a substantial part of the McCormick family fortune. She funded most of the research necessary to develop the first birth control pill. Katharine Dexter was born on August 27, 1875, in Dexter, Michigan, in her grandparents' mansion, Gordon Hall, and grew up in Chicago where her father, Wirt Dexter, was a prominent lawyer. Following the early death of he...

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

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Birth control advocacy organization. From the description of Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts records, 1859-2002 (ongoing) (bulk 1916-1960). (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 465473771 The League is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose goal is to educate the public about the medical, social, and economic aspects of parenthood. From the description of Records, 1946-1948 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007852 ...

Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995

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Oveta Culp Hobby (January 19, 1905 – August 16, 1995) was the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first director of the Women's Army Corps, and a chairperson of the board of the Houston Post. Hobby went to Washington, D.C., in 1941 to head the newly formed women's division of the War Department's Bureau of Public Relations. At the request of Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall she drafted plans for the formation of a women's auxiliary to the male army, ...

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes were the only original members of the Rooseve...

Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979

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Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....

Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973

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Edward Jean Steichen, born Eduard Jean Steichen (March 27, 1879 – March 25, 1973), was a Luxembourgish American photographer, painter, and curator. His were the photographs that most frequently appeared in Alfred Stieglitz's groundbreaking magazine Camera Work during its publication from 1903 to 1917. Steichen laid claim to his photos of gowns for the magazine Art et Décoration in 1911, being the first modern fashion photographs ever published. Steichen used his talents in the military in ...

Friedan, Betty, 1921-2006

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Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921- ), a writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information see: Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992). From the description of Papers, 1933-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006604 Feminist, activist,...

Maginnis, Patricia, c. 1930-

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Maternity Center Association (New York, N.Y.)

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Pincus, Gregory, 1903-1967

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Biologist. From the description of Papers of Gregory Pincus, 1920-1969 (bulk 1950-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009865 ...

Stone, Hannah M. (Hannah Mayer), 1894-1941

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Harvard School of Public Health

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The Harvard School of Public Health began as a cooperative program between Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The School for Health Officers of Harvard University and M.I.T. opened in 1913 as the first formally organized school of public health in the U.S. The name of the school was changed to Harvard-M.I.T. School of Public Health in 1918, and courses in industrial hygiene were offered in that year. In 1922 the school was reorganized under the direction of Harvard whi...

International Planned Parenthood Federation.

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Kleegman, Sophia Josephine, 1901-

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Finkbine, Sherri

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Mudd, Stuart, 1893-

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Medical researcher, educator and author; faculty, School of Medicine, U. of Pennsylvania, (1925-1959); chairman, Department of Bacteriology, (1931-1951); chairman, Department of Microbiology, (1951-1959); had a significant role in developing the freeze-drying process of preserving blood plasma. From the description of Articles, 1939-1960. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122543515 ...

National Abortion Rights Action League

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NARAL is a national lobbying and membership organization which was devoted to obtaining, and later to maintaining, the availability of safe, legal abortions. The initials stood for the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws from the organization's founding in 1969 until 1973, when the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade made abortion legal. From the guide to the [Videotape collection] [videorecording], 1977-1992, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute) A n...

Mountain Maternal Health League.

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Founded in 1936 in Berea, Kentucky, the League was dedicated to improving the health of mothers and children in portions of eastern Kentucky through the promotion of birth control. The League's service area has included Estill, Harlan, Garrard, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Powell, Rockcastle, and Whitley counties. To reach rural women, the League's nurses traveled by automobile and horseback, delivering babies and providing birth control education. In addition, an office worker kept clients suppli...

Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-1950

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Robert Latou Dickinson, 1861-1950, MD, 1882, Long Island College Hospital, was a gynecologist and obstetrician at Brooklyn Hospital and also taught at Long Island College Hospital. Dickinson served as secretary to the National Committee on Maternal Health, senior vice-president of Planned Parenthood Federation, president of the Euthanasia Society, and was president of the American Gynecological Society and New York Obstetrical Society. In addition to research on obstetrics and diseases of women,...

Rublee, Juliet Barrett

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Epithet: of Washington DC British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x000308 Juliet Rublee, autographed to Margaret Sanger (from Margaret Sanger Papers), undated Birth control advocate; Pacifist; Feminist. Juliet Barrett eas born in Chicago in 1875. She attended Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT; she married George Rublee, lawyer and political advisor to Dwight Morrow and later a Wil...

Sex Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

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Kinsey, Alfred C. (Alfred Charles), 1894-1956

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Alfred C. Kinsey, most famous for his work on human sexual behavior, was a world authority on gallflies, also known as Cynipidae or gall wasps. Kinsey began his entomological studies in 1917, eventually traveling to 54 locations in 36 states, and accumula...

Planned parenthood federation of America

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In 1921 Margaret Sanger founded the national lobbying organization, American Birth Control League (ABCL) which in 1942 became Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). Between 1921 and 1942 the organization underwent two transformations. In 1923 Sanger opened the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (BCCRB) for the purposes of dispensing contraceptives under the supervision of licensed physicians and studying their effectiveness. The ABCL provided institutional backing for ...

Moore, Hugh

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Epithet: of Hillsborough, county Down British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x00029c Epithet: of the Irish Nonsubscribing Presbyterians British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x00029d ...

Mace, David Robert, 1907-

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Vogt, William, 1902-1968

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Vogt was an ornithologist and ecologist. He wrote about the relationship between population growth and the depletion of natural resources. He was the director of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America from 1951-1961. From the description of William Vogt papers, 1913-1967 1940-1949. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40253591 ...

Margaret Sanger Clinic.

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Chesler, Ellen 1957-

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Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932

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Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...

Wang, Sharon, 1950-

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Appel, Kenneth, 1896-

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Masters, William H.

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William Howell Masters, gynecologist, b. 1912; and Virginia E. Johnson, psychologist, b. 1925. From the description of William H. Masters papers, 1971-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984326 ...

Sharon Wang.

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Blalock, Alfred, 1899-1964

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Surgeon-in-chief of the hospital and professor and director of the surgery department at the medical school of Johns Hopkins University (1941-1964); developed blue baby operation and treatment for surgical shock. From the description of Alfred M. Blalock papers, 1921-1985. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 60771494 Dr. Blalock was professor of surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. From the description of Cardiovascular surgery, past and prese...

Reed, James W. (James William), 1946-

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Ellen Chesler

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Moody, Howard, 1921-2012

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Canfield, Cass 1897-

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Chairman of the Board, Harper & Brothers. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122526747 American author. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, 1939 November 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54022734 ...

Tsuei, Julia

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Planned Parenthood

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Schmidt, William Morris, 1907-

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Schmidt (University of Cincinnati, M.D. 1931) was associate professor, then head of the Department of Maternal and Child Health at Harvard School of Public Health, retiring as professor emeritus in 1973. His career included project work in nutrition in New York City, service with the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and foreign relief work during and after World War II through the U.S. Department of State and the American Joint Distribution Committee. H...

Guttmacher, Alan F. (Alan Frank), 1898-1974

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Alan Frank Guttmacher, (1898-1974), was President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America from 1962 to 1974. His research focused on women's reproductive health issues including family planning, birth control, legalized abortion, sterility, fertility, multiple birth pregnancies, and global overpopulation. Guttmacher was an obstetrician, gynecologist, and family planning advocate in Baltimore, Md. before becoming Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New Yor...

Johnson, Virginia, 1925-

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National Association for Repeal of the Abortion Laws

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National Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Medical Advisory Committee

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Buxton, C. L. (Charles Lee), 1904-1969

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Janeway, Charles A.

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Chesler, Ellen

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Dunham, Ethel C. (Ethel Collins), 1883-

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Dunham, premature infant specialist and child advocate, was instrumental in establishing national (US) standards for the care of newborns. Dunham graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1918, and completed an internship in pediatrics under Dr. John Howland in 1920. Dunham then was appointed instructor at Yale Medical School in 1920, was promoted to assistant and then associate clinical professor in 1927. During this time, Dunham became a consultant to the United States Children's ...

Guttmacher, Alan F. (Alan Frank), 1898-1974

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Alan Frank Guttmacher, (1898-1974), was President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America from 1962 to 1974. His research focused on women's reproductive health issues including family planning, birth control, legalized abortion, sterility, fertility, multiple birth pregnancies, and global overpopulation. Guttmacher was an obstetrician, gynecologist, and family planning advocate in Baltimore, Md. before becoming Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New Yor...

Sex Information and Education Council of the United States

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New York Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion.

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Rock, John Charles, 1890-

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John C. Rock (1890-1984) was the founder of the Rock Reproductive Study Center at the Free Hospital for Women in Brookline, Massachusetts, and Clinical Professor of Gynecology at Harvard Medical School. Rock collaborated with colleague Gregory Pincus and Pincus's assistant Min-Chueh Chang, during the 1950s in the clinical trials and development of oral contraceptives, commonly known as the birth control pill. Rock is also credited with colleague Arthur Hertig and laboratory assistan...

Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965

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In 1925, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service to provide infant and maternal care in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky. She was the granddaughter of Kentucky statesman and former vice-president of the United States, John Cabell Breckinridge. From the description of Letter, 1960, July 12. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38488930 ...

Frontier Nursing Service

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FNS was founded in 1925 by Mary Breckinridge and known initially as the Kentucky Committee for Mothers and Babies. It operated as a horseback brigade of nurse-midwives in its early years, providing health care services for mountain women during pregnancy and for their children. From the description of Records, 1911-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 191916762 ...

Emergency Maternity and Infant Care Program, World War, 1939-1945

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Planned Parenthood Federation

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U. S. Supreme Court

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American Birth Control League

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American Birth Control League (ABCL) was an organization founded in New York City in 1921 by birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger (1879-1966). It was a national voluntary organization to promote birth control via public education, legislative reform, medical contraceptive research, and provision of services. Affiliated units were: Birth Control Review, Clinical Research Bureau, American Birth Control League Congressional Committee, American Birth Control League Speaker's Bureau, American Birth ...

Ryder Memorial Hospital (Humacao, Puerto Rico)

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Cleveland

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Gamble, Clarence James, 1894-

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Gamble (1894-1966) (Harvard, M.D. 1920) became involved in the birth control movement in 1929 when he helped to establish the Maternal Health Clinic and Committee in Cincinnati and became associated with a Philadelphia clinic. In 1933 he chaired the board of Philadelphia Maternal Health Centers, and began a term as president of the Pennsylvania Birth Control Federation. He later served in an executive capacity with the Birth Control Federation and Planned Parenthood Federation of America. He pro...

Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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National Association for the Repeal of the Abortion Laws.

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Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut

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Phelan, Lana Clarke

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University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine

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Many students of the Class of 1943 of the School of Medicine participated in the war efforts, either serving in the Navy on the hospital ship or at Hospital Base 20, both operated by the University. From the description of Class of 1943 papers, 1943-1972. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122528514 ...

Society for Humane Abortion

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The Society for Humane Abortion was founded by Patricia Maginnis in 1962 as the Citizens Committee for Humane Abortion Laws. The name was changed in 1964, and the society was incorporated in California as a non-profit educational organization in 1965. Endorsing "elective abortion", SHA supported the repeal of all abortion laws, sponsored symposia on abortion procedures for physicians, maintained a Post-Abortion Care Center, and was active in public education. It was disbanded in 197...

Hand, Learned, 1872-1961

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Attorney and Federal judge. Practiced law, Albany, N.Y., and N.Y.C., 1897-1909; U.S. District judge, Southern District N.Y., 1909-1924; Judge, U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1924-1961; Senior Circuit Judge, 1939-1951. Member and co-founder, American Law Institute. 15 LL.D.'s including Harvard U. 1939, Cambridge (England) 1952. Author of numerous legal and non-legal articles, memorials, etc.; Holmes lecturer, Harvard Law School, 1958. From the description of Papers of Learned Hand, ...

Moses, Bessie L., 1893-1965.

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Laidlaw, Robert, 1901-1976

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National Committee on Maternal Health

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The Committee on Maternal Health was organized in New York City in 1923 by Robert L. Dickinson (1861-1950). After obtaining financial backing from several society women, Dickinson recruited physicians for the Committee to sponsor medical investigation of contraception, infertility, spontaneous abortion, and related issues. In 1930 "National" was added to its name, and the role of the Committee shifted to that of a clearing house for information on these issues; the Committee sponsored a series o...

Margaret Sanger Research Bureau

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The Margaret Sanger Research Bureau (MSRB) began as the Clinical Research Bureau in 1923, operating under the direction of the American Birth Control League (ABCL). In 1928, Sanger resigned as president of the ABCL and assumed full control of the clinic, renaming it the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (BCCRB). The BCCRB reunited with the ABCL in a 1939 merger that created the Birth Control Federation of America (renamed Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) in 1942), but the cli...

Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999

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Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 (bulk 1959-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984351 Biographical Note 1908, Nov. 12 Born, Nashville, Ill. 1929 A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. ...

American medical association

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Stone, Abraham, 1890-1959

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Abraham Stone (1890-1959), was Medical Director and later Director of the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau in New York City from 1941 to 1959. His research focused on marriage counseling and reproductive health issues including family planning, birth control, sterility, fertility, sexual relations, and global overpopulation. Stone was an urologist in private practice with his wife Hannah in New York City before becoming Medical Director at the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau, succeeding his wife ...

Clergy Counseling Service, San Francisco

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Rice-Wray, Edris

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Birth control advocate; Physician. Edris Roushan Rice-Wray Carson, M.D. (birth date unknown) attended Cornell University, where she was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority, and was a public health physician, primarily in Central America and Mexico. She was a faculty member of the Puerto Rico Medical School and medical director of the Puerto Rico Family Planning Association. She founded Mexico's first family planning clinic in Mexico City. In the late 1950s she headed the first, large scale, clini...

Cheek, Jeannette Bailey

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Cheek was director of the Schlesinger Library, 1969-1973. From the description of Collection, 1857-1904 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007177 ...

American Association of Marriage and Family Counselors

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World Health Organization . Country Office in Pakistan

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Meyer, Adolf, 1866-1950

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Psychiatrist. From the description of Adolf Meyer correspondence, 1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984638 Docent of psychiatry at Clark University. From the description of Scientific papers / Aolf Meyer. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 224040269 ...

Reed, James Wesley, 1944-

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Planned Parenthood League of Rochester, New York

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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939

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Edith Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, in 1876. She received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1901 and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905. From 1906 to 1908, she continued post-graduate studies in economics and political science at the University of London. In 1908, Edith returned to Chicago and became a resident of Hull House until 1920. Between 1908 and 1920, she served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the...

Mothers' Health Office

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Pennsylvania. Abortion Law Commission

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Cheek, Jeannette Bailey

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Cheek was director of the Schlesinger Library, 1969-1973. From the description of Collection, 1857-1904 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007177 ...

Charles Alderson Janeway, M. D.

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Association to Repeal Abortion Laws

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Arnold, Elizabeth

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Schmidt, William

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U.S. Government - Supreme Court

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Population Council.

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The Population Council was founded by John D. Rockefeller 3rd in 1952 and is an independent non-profit organization. It is international in the composition of its Board of Trustees and its staff, as well as in the nature and extent of its activities. The Council has helped raise the issue of population growth to global attention, and has helped further understanding of the relationship between fertility, popultion growth and socio-economic development. From the description of Archive...

Maternal and Child Health Demonstration Project (Taipei, Taiwan)

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Berea College

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Although the sources of photographs are not always indicated, the bulk was apparently generated in the Berea College Publicity Department and the College News Bureau. In addition, portions of the photographs were donated by individuals, most of whom have some connection with the College. Chief among these is Roy N. Walters who was dean of the Berea College Foundation School from 1943 to 1968. Walters established the College Publicity Department in 1933 and was an unofficial campus photographer t...