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Butler, Jessie Haver

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1886 October 22 - 1985 January

Biography

Class of 1909.

Biography

Class of 1909.

Occupations: Teacher, public speaking; Lobbyist; Suffragist.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jessie Haver Butler papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00027
Abstract

Teacher of public speaking for women; Lobbyist; Suffragist. This small collection of Jessie Haver Butler's papers consist of biographical information, photographs, personal correspondence, a scrapbook on daycare centers, and Butler's book "Time to Speak Up, a Speaker's Handbook for Women."

Dates of Materials: 1920 - 1978

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