Handbill advertising Margaret Sanger's first birth control clinic. Mothers! [October 1916]

Mothers Birth Control 1916 Broadside 04.22.2015.tiff

Title

Handbill advertising Margaret Sanger's first birth control clinic. Mothers! [October 1916]

Description

Handbill advertising Margaret Sanger's first clinic in Brooklyn, New York. The text was translated into Yiddish and Italian since the first clinic was opened in a district where many women could not speak or read English.

Date

[1916-10]

Subject

Birth control
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Clinics--New York (State)--New York--1900-1920
Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966
Women--New York (State)--New York--1900-1920

Creator

Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

Format

1 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1916.15

Coverage

Brooklyn, New York

Text

MOTHERS! / Can you afford to have a large family? / Do you want any more children? / If not, why do you have them? / DO NOT KILL, / DO NOT TAKE LIFE / BUT PREVENT / Safe, Harmless Information can be obtained of trained nurses at / 46 AMBOY STREET.

Original Format

Handbills

Physical Dimensions

30.5 x 23 cm.

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