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Meridians (1 March 2014) 12 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Joyce C. Follet Abstract This essay offers a historical overview of African American women’s efforts to gain access to contraception, from the early stirrings of the campaign to legalize birth control in the 1910s to the eve of mass movements for racial equality and women’s rights in the 1960s. The...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 6. “Negroes and Birth Control” by W. E. B. Du Bois, April 1939 reprint of his “Black Folk and Birth Control,” originally published by Birth Control Federation of America in Birth Control Review (June 1932). Florence Rose Papers, SSC. Figure 6. “Negroes and Birth Control” by W. E. B. Du More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 7. Distribution of Birth Control Centers and Services, a Planned Parenthood Federation of America list of birth control centers throughout the United States, March 17, 1942. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. Figure 7. Distribution of Birth Control Centers More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 9. “Women’s Club to Debate Merits of Birth Control,” New York Amsterdam News , November 9, 1932. Eastern Features photo. Figure 9. “Women’s Club to Debate Merits of Birth Control,” New York Amsterdam News, November 9, 1932. Eastern Features photo. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 11. “Birth Control for the Negro,” report by Hazel Moore, 1937. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 1 [3 pp.].) Figure 11. “Birth Control for the Negro,” report by Hazel Moore, 1937. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 1 [3 pp.].) More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 17. “Program for Action,” a Birth Control Federation of America poster depicting the organization’s approach to establishing birth control services, undated. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. Figure 17. “Program for Action,” a Birth Control Federation of More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 24. “Abortion Facts,” a Birth Control Federation of America poster promoting contraception as a means of preventing abortion-related deaths, undated. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. Figure 24. “Abortion Facts,” a Birth Control Federation of America poster promoting contraception as a means of More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 26. “Proper Child Spacing Prevents Infant Deaths,” a Birth Control Federation of America poster illustrating the impact of birth control in reducing infant mortality, undated. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. Figure 26. “Proper Child Spacing Prevents Infant Deaths,” a Birth Control Federation More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 28. “One Half of All Babies Are Born to the Lowest Income Families,” a Birth Control Federation of America poster correlating infant mortality rates with poverty, undated. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. Figure 28. “One Half of All Babies Are Born to the Lowest Income Families,” a Birth More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 30. “Dr. Ferebee Urges More Effective Birth Control,” in News from the Division of Negro Service , Planned Parenthood Federation of America, undated. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. Figure 30. “Dr. Ferebee Urges More Effective Birth Control,” in News from the Division of Negro Service More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 38. “Who Uses the Services of the Birth Control Federation of America, Inc.?” In Catalogue of Services, 1941. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. Figure 38. “Who Uses the Services of the Birth Control Federation of America, Inc.?” In Catalogue of Services More
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Meridians (1 September 2009) 9 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 21. Women in LaForge, Missouri, listening to a speech by a visiting public health official of the Farm Security Administration, a New Deal agency, which collaborated with the Birth Control Federation of America to deliver birth control services in migrant labor camps, 1938. Library of More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 40. Letter from Mrs. Elsa Mapp to Planned Parenthood in Massachusetts requesting help in educating local mothers about birth control, February 6, 1945. Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts Records, SSC. Figure 40. Letter from Mrs. Elsa Mapp to Planned Parenthood in Massachusetts More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 16. Letter from Margaret Sanger to “Cele” (Mrs. Damon) in which she rejects plans that rely on encouraging black women to seek services at existing birth control centers, November 24, 1939. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 5 [2 pp.].) Figure 16. Letter from Margaret Sanger to More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 18. Letter from Margaret Sanger to Florence Rose, in which she expresses frustration with “the medical way” of distributing birth control, February 10, 1940. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 6 [2 pp.].) Figure 18. Letter from Margaret Sanger to Florence Rose, in which she More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 25. National Leaders Agree—Planned Parenthood Means Better Families , brochure featuring black leaders’ endorsements of birth control, undated. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. (See Supplement 9 [4 pp.].) Figure 25. National Leaders Agree—Planned More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 19. “Plan Your Family for Health and Happiness,” a pamphlet distributed by the Division of Negro Service to current and prospective clinic patients in an effort to address frequent questions about birth control, undated. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. (See More