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Margaret Sanger

Photo Gallery - By: Jacquie Brennan

Biography - By: Roxanne Velicsanyi
Society's View - By: Renae Flores
Margaret's Inspiration - By: Renae Flores
Margaret's Experiences - By: Teri Worrell
Statistics - By: Joi Pinney
Photo Gallery - By: Jacquie Brennan


 1/18/1916-New York, NY: Mrs. Margaret Sanger


Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes, Mrs. Margaret Sanger and Ethel Byrne, Mrs. Sanger's sister, in court. Mrs. Sanger is on trial for sending her book "The Woman Rebel" through the mail.


 4/20/1932-New York: Margaret Sanger receives the coveted American Women's association medal from Dr. John Dewey at the dinner of the Friendship committee. It was given her because "she has helped to bring about conditions advocated by the President of the United States when he said, "There should be no child in America that has not the complete birthright of a sound mind in a sound body."


Margaret Sanger, founder of American birth control movement, with Pearl S. Buck and Mrs. Thomas N. Hepburn at the organization's 21st anniversary dinner, in Washington, D.C.


Margaret Sanger (1883-1966), American leader of Birth Control Movement.


1/30/1917-Mrs. Margaret Sanger and Mrs. Lillian Fassett on way to Court to attend the Sanger Trial.


Social activist Margaret Sanger stands outside a court of special sessions where she is on trial for her teachings on birth control.


 Margaret Sanger in Berlin.


A group of noted proponents of birth control who appeared today before the Senate Committee at the Capitol in Washington which is holding hearings on the Gillett Bill to legalize the dissemmination of contraceptive information and urged a report on the bill. Left to right: dr. Sydney E. Goldstein, of New York, of the Jewish Institute of Religion; Professor Henry Pratt Fairchild, Professor of Sociology at New York University; Mrs. Margaret Sanger, Chairman of the National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control and Dr. J. Whitridge Williams, Professor of Obstetrics at John Hopkins University.


Senator Henry D. Hatfield, Representative of West Virginia, a former physician and surgeon, who has introduced a bill legalizing the transportation and distribution of birth control material and information by licensed physicians, photographed with Mrs. Margaret Sanger, internationally known advocate of birth control and Chairman of the National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control, who spoke on behalf of the measure before a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee.


Margaret Sanger as she is arraigned in Federal Court for mailing "The Woman Rebel," a magazine advocating birth control.


Birth control advocate Margaret Sanger has her mouth covered in protest of not being allowed to talk about birth control in Boston  April 17, 1929


Margaret Sanger and Mahatma Gandhi in an attempt to get him to endorse birth control for the purpose of controlling his country's population.


Margaret Sanger, Chairman; Miss Clara Louise Rowe, Extension Secretary; and Mrs. Anne Kennedy, Executive Secretary of the committee arranging for the first American Birth Control Conference, which will be in New York City, Hotel Plaza, on November 11, 12, and 13th.


Mrs. Margaret Sanger, left, President of the National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control, photographed today as she opened the Committee's convention in the ball room of the Mayflower at Washington. Mrs. John Dryden, center, Chairman of the Washington committee and Professor Henry Pratt Fairchild of New York University, noted authority on population and economic problems, right, are photographed with Mrs. Sanger.


The principal speaker at the fifth International Birth Control Conference held in Tokyo, Margaret Sanger, is shown she addresses the delegates who attended the five- day meeting. the conference was held in Tokyo, because japan is one of the most over-populated countries. Mrs. Sanger, president of the International planned parenthood federation, disclosed that an American scientist has almost perfected a small "oral contraceptive" which can be eaten like candy, and described the discovery as one that " may revolutionize the world."

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