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Margaret Sanger

Activist (14-Sep-1879 — 6-Sep-1966)


Jean H. Baker. Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion. Macmillan. 2011. 368pp.

Ellen Chesler. Woman of Valor: Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement in America. Simon & Schuster. 1992. 468pp.

Angela Franks. Margaret Sanger's Eugenic Legacy: The Control of Female Fertility. McFarland. 2005. 352pp.

Madeline Gray. Margaret Sanger: A Biography of the Champion of Birth Control. New York: Richard Marek. 1979. 494pp.

David M. Kennedy. Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger. Yale University Press. 1970. 320pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.983)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.623)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1294)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.916)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.667)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.644)

  13. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.411)

  14. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.36)

  15. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.286)

  16. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.946)

  17. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.705)

  18. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.424)

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