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Oregon State Board of Eugenics

In 1917 the Oregon State Legislature, in Salem, Oregon, passed a bill titled, 'To Prevent Procreation of Certain Classes in Oregon.' Passage of the bill created the Oregon State Board of Eugenics, an organization that presided over the forced sterilization of more than 2,600 Oregon residents from 1917 to 1981. In 1983, Legislation abolished the State Board of Eugenics, by that time called the Oregon State Board of Social Protection.

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Subject: Organizations, Reproduction

The Sex Education of Children: A Book for Parents (1931), by Mary Ware Dennett

Mary Coffin Ware Dennett, a supporter of sex education for children in the US in the early twentieth century, wrote The Sex Education of Children: A Book for Parents as a resource for parents teaching their children about sex. Vanguard Press in New York City, New York, published The Sex Education of Children in 1931. Dennett’s book addresses issues that Dennett argued parents should know about sex to provide their children with an accurate portrayal of the topic.

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Subject: Publications

General Embryological Information Service, published annually by the Hubrecht Laboratory, 1949-1981

The General Embryological Information Service (GEIS) was an annual report published by the Hubrecht Laboratory in Utrecht, The Netherlands from 1949 to 1981 that disseminated contemporary research information to developmental biologists. The purpose of the annual report was to catalog the names, addresses, and associated research of every developmental biologist in the world. Pieter Nieuwkoop edited each issue from 1949 until 1964, when Job Faber began assisting Nieuwkoop. Bert Z. Salome joined the editing team in 1968 before Nieuwkoop ceased editing duties in 1971.

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Subject: Organizations

Biological Lectures Delivered at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole

The Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, began in 1888 with one building housing researchers upstairs and students in a shared lab and lecture space downstairs. For the first two years, instruction took the form of general lectures covering a range of topics in zoology. In addition, the trustees offered some public lectures in Boston to raise funds for the lab.

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Subject: Organizations, Outreach

The Marine Biological Laboratory Embryology Course

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, began in 1888 to offer opportunities for instruction and research in biological topics. For the first few years, this meant that individual investigators had a small lab space upstairs in the one wooden building on campus where students heard their lectures and did their research in a common area downstairs.

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Subject: Organizations

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis served as the backdrop for many scientific discoveries, including that of nerve growth factor (NGF). Many of the accomplishments in embryology at Washington University can be attributed to the influence of Viktor Hamburger. He served as chair of the zoology department for twenty-five years. One of the few Nobel Prizes given for embryological research was awarded to faculty members Hamburger hired; Rita Levi-Montalcini and Stanley Cohen won for their role in the discovery of nerve growth factor.

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Subject: Organizations

Making Visible Embryos (2008- ), by Tatjana Buklijaz and Nick Hopwood

Making Visible Embryos is a 2008 online exhibition of embryos authored and designed by Tatjana Buklijaz and Nick Hopwood who work in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Hopwood's research on the history of Ziegler wax models and the use of visual aids to promote the teaching and learning of science is well known.

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Subject: Organizations, Outreach

The Marine Biological Laboratory

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) was founded in 1888 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Woods Hole was already the site for the government 's US Fish Commission Laboratory directed by Spencer Fullerton Baird, and it seemed like the obvious place to add an independent research laboratory that would draw individual scientific investigators along with students and instructors for courses.

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Subject: Organizations

General Laboratory (3 Women)

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General Embryological Information Service, vol. 9

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 8

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 4

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 2

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 3

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 5

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 6

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 7

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 1

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

Henry Havelock Ellis (1859-1939)

Henry Havelock Ellis was born on 2 February 1859 at Croydon in Surrey, England, to Susannah Wheatley Ellis and Edward Peppen Ellis, a sea captain. A psychologist, essayist, and physician, he is best known for his contributions to the study of human sexuality and his support of sex education and women's rights. Ellis 's work catalyzed the revolution against repressive Victorian views of sexuality.

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Subject: People

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 8 Suppl.

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 9 Suppl.

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 10

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 11 Suppl.

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 10 Suppl.

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

General Embryological Information Service, vol. 11

Journal issued by the Hubrecht Laboratory on behalf of the General Embryological Information Service Foundation.

Format: Publications

Subject: People, Organizations

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