Margaret Sanger, "Health," ca. 1930s.

Source: "Margaret Sanger Papers, Sophia Smith Collection Margaret Sanger Microfilm, Smith College Collections S73:83."

No final version was found. This may be part of a longer document. The draft was likely written in the 1930s.


The health & well being of more than 45 ↑million↓ women of child bearing age of which 35 million are engaged in that precarious occupation of child bearing & on whom the lives of their children & the health & happiness of the family depend should be of paramount concern to these officials entrusted with the health & welfare of the Nation.

It should be the object of our Public Health to protect & improve the health & well being of this group upon whom the future of our National Citizenship depends.

From what Stock are we now storing for our future population?

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