Margaret Sanger, "League of Women Voters Speech Notes," 12 Nov 1920.

Source: "Margaret Sanger Papers, Sophia Smith Collection Margaret Sanger Microfilm, Smith College Collections S70:853."

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League of Women Voters

Nov 12

Subject of b.c. raised from the personal individual aspect to the social and international,

In U.S.A. the personal--in Europe social

Conflict between that which is true biologically or Economically & that which appeals to us from the religious or Social point of view. Let all of these aspects be discussed. So that we shall know & be able to give a reason for the [faith?] that is in us

Two Classics of Society--large & small families

Are class limited members from fact 1/2 country

Thereby raising the level & allowing the other class to enter--had there not been done--working class would have been down to paupers & deplorable conditions. Today large family, poverty, infant mortality, overcrowding.


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