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Women's rights -- Massachusetts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00768
Abstract

The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.

Dates of Materials: 1979 - 2012

Penny Sablove papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00614
Abstract

The collection contains the records of the Worcester Women's Center, a center providing information and support to women in the Worcester area, as well as tapes of Penny Sablove's weekly radio program, "Women's Voice."

Dates of Materials: 1973 - 1977

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