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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

Rise of Women

Back cover of Motherhood in Bondage

Margaret Sanger
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Throughout Margaret Sanger's twenty-five-year-long career--first as a nurse to poor urban women and later as an activist for birth control--many women shared their personal, and often desperate, stories with her. She later published many of the letters women had written to her over the years in Motherhood in Bondage.

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