Margaret Louise Higgins Sanger, 1879-1966, was a pioneer leader in providing birth control information and services in the United States and later worldwide. She founded the International Planned Parenthood Federation and served as its first president.
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An essay on her life and work, admiring Sanger as a "great freethinker."
Biography, selected writings, and a large collection of links, from about.com.
Short biography, with photograph, of the woman who is recognized as a pioneer leader in providing birth control in the United States and worldwide.
Margaret Sanger Papers Project
Historical editing project of the Department of History at New York University, established to locate, arrange, edit, research, and publish the papers of the noted birth control pioneer. Extensive information about Sanger and the project.
Margaret Sanger, Founder of Planned Parenthood, In Her Own Words
Quotes sentences, partial sentences, and paraphrases from writings by and about Sanger, with the aim of demonstrating that she favored eugenics.
Time 100: Margaret Sanger
Feminist writer Gloria Steinem wrote this profile for Time magazine, which named Sanger as one of the hundred most important people of the 20th century.
Wikipedia: Margaret Sanger
Biographical article from the online encyclopedia.
Woman and the New Race
1920 book by Margaret Sanger chronicles her battle to legalize and develop information on the prevention of venereal disease and methods of birth control. (Bartleby.com)
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