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Lader, Lawrence

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1919 August 06 - 2006 May 07

Biography

Occupations: Reproductive rights advocate; Author.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Florence Rose papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00134
Abstract Public relations specialist; executive secretary; Director, Meals for Millions; birth control activist; and lobbyist. Major subjects reflected in the Rose papers include the birth control movement in the U.S., relations between African-Americans and Planned Parenthood, the politics of American hunger relief and prevention efforts in developing countries, and the life and legacy of Margaret Sanger. Individuals represented in the papers include Margaret Sanger, Pearl S. Buck, Havelock Ellis,...
Dates of Materials: 1832 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1920-1969

Lawrence Lader papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00704
Abstract

Lawrence Lader (1919-2006) was a birth control and abortion-rights activist and author. Among many other actions, he co-founded NARAL Pro-Choice America with Betty Friedan and others, and was active in the lawsuits that made RU-486 legal in the United States in 2000. This collection documents his work as an author and activist for women's reproductive rights, including safe and legal abortion.

Dates of Materials: 1929 - 2006

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Subject
Abolitionists 1
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States 1
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church 1
Abortion -- Social aspects -- United States 1
Abortion -- United States 1