Margaret Sanger’s Birth Control Federation Pamphlet reads: One Half of All Babies are Born to the Lowest Income Families

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Poster: One Half of All Babies are Born to the Lowest Income Families,” by Birth Control Federation of America, n.d.”

Citation
Birth Control Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA), “Poster: One Half of All Babies are Born to the Lowest Income Families,” by Birth Control Federation of America, n.d.”,” Digital Collections, accessed June 21, 2012, http://smithlibraries.org/digital/items/show/488.

The Negro Project, instigated in 1939 by Margaret Sanger, a member of the American Eugenics Society and was one of the first major undertakings of the new Birth Control Federation of America (BCFA), the product of a merger between the American Birth Control League and Sanger’s Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, and one of the more controversial campaigns of the birth control movement.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., “Pamphlet,”Better Health for 13,000,000,” 1943,” Digital Collections, accessed June 21, 2012, http://smithlibraries.org/digital/items/show/450.

By the late 1930s, the birth control activists began to focus on high birth…

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