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Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Faulkner papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00287
Abstract

Birth control advocate. Papers consist primarily of organization records from the Massachusetts Mother's Health Council, 1934-39; committee minutes, memoranda, printed material, and financial material from the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, 1968-82; and financial material, memoranda, and committee minutes from Planned Parenthood of New York City (Margaret Sanger Center), 1972-82.

Dates of Materials: 1934-1982

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00359
Abstract Birth control advocacy organization. The records provide a unique source for the study of the establishment and development of an organization largely run by women. They document the half-century struggle to revoke the Massachusetts Comstock Laws through state initiative and referendum voting (1942, 1948) campaigns for the right to disseminate information on birth control. Also of interest are letters to and from Margaret Sanger, and from General Douglas MacArthur forbidding Sanger from...
Dates of Materials: 1859-2002; Majority of material found within 1916-1960

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Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts 1
Abortion -- Political aspects -- Massachusetts 1
Abortion rights movement 1
Abortion services -- United States 1
African American women -- Health and hygiene 1