Papers, 1959-1975

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Papers, 1959-1975

Papers, 1959-1975

Correspondence; minutes, bylaws, etc., of Ruth Proskauer Smith, advocate of family planning and legal abortion.

2 cartons, 1+1/2 file boxes, 1 folio folder

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New Yorkers for Abortion Law Repeal

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Moore, Emily

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McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012

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George Stanley McGovern, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota was born in Avon, South Dakota, July 19, 1922. He attended Dakota Wesleyan University, 1940-1942 and enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in June 1942. McGovern was elected to the United States Senate in 1962; reelected in 1968 and 1974 and served from January 3, 1963, to January 3, 1981. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Democratic presidential nomination in 1968 and 1984 and the unsuccessful Democratic nominee...

Abortion Rights Association (New York, N.Y.)

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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...

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 ...

McCarthy, Eugene, 1916-

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Human Betterment Association for Voluntary Sterilization (U.S.)

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Means, Cyril C., Jr.

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Burns, James Macgregor

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Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996

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Governor of Maine, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of state, of Waterville, Me.; d. 1996. From the description of Christmas card, 1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926049 United States senator from Maine. From the description of Address : at water symposium, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966 June 15. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33841361 Politician, governor of Maine, U.S. senator from Maine, and U.S. Secretary of State; d....

Association for the Study of Abortion

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Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Javits, Jacob, 1904-

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Myers, Lonny, 1922-

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Physician, social activist. From the description of Reminiscences of Lonny Myers (Caroline Rulon) and Sharon Wang : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608925 Lonny Myers (b. 1922) was a doctor, sexologist, activist, and author committed to issues of sexuality, reproduction, and gender. From the description of Lonny Myers papers, 1903-1988. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 59713051...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

Nathanson, Bernard N., 1926-2011

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State Communities Aid Association

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Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...

Abortion Law Reform Association (Great Britain)

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Ruth Proskauer Smith, 1906-

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The daughter of Joseph M. and Alice (Naumburg) Proskauer, Ruth (Proskauer) Smith was born in Deal, New Jersey, on August 14, 1907. She attended the Ethical Culture School in New York City, and Radcliffe College, where she received her bachelor's degree in 1929 and her master's degree in fine arts in 1932. RPS married Theodore Smith on June 11, 1932; the couple had two children and were divorced in 1946. RPS began her involvement in the family planning and abortion rights...

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....