Organizations

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First American Birth Control Clinic (The Brownsville Clinic), 1916 Rainey Horwitz On 16 October 1916, Margaret Sanger opened one of the first birth control clinics in the United States in Brooklyn, New York, which some have called the Brownsville Clinic. Located at 46 Amboy Street, the clinic was a place where Sanger and her staff verbally communicated with women seeking information about birth control. During the early 1900s, both birth control and abortion were illegal in the US, and publication or circulation of information on both topics was deemed obscene and illegal by the federal Comstock Act. 2019-10-11 11 Oct 2019 - 6:31:37pm
Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, later Our Bodies Ourselves (1969–) Rainey Horwitz The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective was a women’s health organization headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, that published the informational book Our Bodies Ourselves, which sold over 4.5 million copies. Initially called the Doctor’s Group, the Collective formed in response to the insufficiency of women-specific health information during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Members of the organization participated in the women’s liberation movement in Boston, Massachusetts, and conducted research on women’s health using resources such as medical textbooks. 2019-09-06 6 Sep 2019 - 5:24:17pm
Genetics and IVF Institute, GIVF Alysse Blight In 1984, human genetics and reproduction researcher and physician Joseph D. Schulman founded the Genetics and IVF Institute, an international organization that provides infertility treatment and genetic services to patients. IVF stands for in vitro fertilization, an infertility treatment in which a female egg is fertilized by male sperm outside of the female body. GIVF is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, in association with Inova Health System, formerly called the Fairfax Hospital Association, one of the largest regional hospital systems in the United States. 2019-02-19 19 Feb 2019 - 11:16:22pm
Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix (1942-1978) Claudia Nunez-Eddy The Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix was established in 1942 to expand Arizona women's access to family planning resources. The Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix was formed through the merging of The Mother's Health Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, with the national Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The clinic was primarily based within the Phoenix Memorial Hospital campus but expanded to other locations in the late 1960s. 2016-11-08 15 Jan 2019 - 2:23:07am
Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson (1950-1977) Claudia Nunez-Eddy Established in 1950, the Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson provided Arizona women with family planning resources until 1977, when it expanded to locations outside of Tucson and became Planned Parenthood of Southern Arizona. The Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson was formed after the Clinica Para Madres, the first birth control clinic in Arizona, merged with the national organization Planned Parenthood Federation of America. 2016-10-22 6 Apr 2020 - 2:36:40am
Clinica Para Madres (1934-1950) Claudia Nunez-Eddy The Clinica Para Madres (Mother’s Clinic) opened in Tucson, Arizona, in December of 1934 as the first birth control clinic in Arizona. After moving to Tucson, birth control activist Margaret Sanger, along with a group of local philanthropic women, founded the clinic to provide Arizona women with contraception. During the early 1900s in the US, contraception was illegal under the federal Comstock Act. Additionally, many viewed contraception and sex as obscene and not to be discussed in public or outside of marriage. 2016-10-12 6 Apr 2020 - 2:36:40am
The Mother's Health Clinic of Phoenix (1937-1942) Claudia Nunez-Eddy The Mother's Health Clinic opened in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1937 and provided women in central Arizona with contraception and family planning resources. A group of wealthy philanthropic Phoenix women founded the clinic under the guidance of birth control activist Margaret Sanger. The clinic was the second birth control clinic to open in Arizona and the first to serve the central and northern Arizona residents. 2016-10-12 15 Jan 2019 - 2:15:24am
Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix v. Maricopa County (1962) Claudia Nunez-Eddy In the 1962 case Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix v. Maricopa County, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that Arizona Revised Statute 13-213, which banned the public advertising of contraceptive or abortion medication or services, was constitutional. However, the court also ruled that that Arizona Revised Statute 13-213 did not apply to Planned Parenthood's distribution of contraceptive information, allowing Planned Parenthood to continue distributing the information. 2017-06-23 15 Jan 2019 - 2:06:28am
The Jane Collective (1969–1973) Rainey Horwitz The Jane Collective was an underground organization that provided illegal abortion services in Chicago, Illinois, from 1969 until abortions became legal in 1973. Formally called the Abortion Counseling Service of Women’s Liberation, the Jane Collective was a member organization and working group within Chicago Women’s Liberation Union that challenged the Illinois state legislature by providing abortions before they were legal in the US. 2017-08-07 15 Jan 2019 - 1:54:23am
San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research Karen Love The San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research (SDZICR) in San Diego, California, is a research organization that works to generate, use, and share information for the conservation of wildlife and their habitats. In 1975, Kurt Benirschke, a researcher at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) who studied human and animal reproduction, and Charles Bieler, the director of the San Diego Zoo, collaborated to form the Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species (CRES). 2017-06-12 6 Apr 2020 - 2:36:40am
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Cassidy Possehl Audrey Heimler and colleagues founded the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) in 1979 in New Hyde Park in New York, New York. Her stated goals were to establish the field of genetic counseling within biomedicine and to coordinate counselors’ voices, so that physicians and others in the medical industry would not dictate the future of the field. Genetic counselors inform patients about the potential for inherited diseases passed on through family lineages and help to navigate the options available. 2017-05-31 6 Apr 2020 - 2:36:40am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 18, pt. 2 1980 9 Jan 2019 - 4:30:27am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 18, pt. 1 1979 9 Jan 2019 - 4:30:05am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 17, pt. 1 1977 9 Jan 2019 - 4:29:24am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 17, pt. 2 1978 9 Jan 2019 - 4:29:06am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 16, pt. 2 1976 9 Jan 2019 - 4:28:29am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 16, pt. 1 1975 9 Jan 2019 - 4:28:09am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 15, pt. 2 1974 9 Jan 2019 - 4:26:45am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 15, pt. 1 1973 9 Jan 2019 - 4:26:24am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 14 1971 9 Jan 2019 - 4:25:37am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 14 Suppl. 1972 9 Jan 2019 - 4:25:19am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 13 1969 9 Jan 2019 - 4:24:40am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 13 Suppl. 1970 9 Jan 2019 - 4:24:20am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 12 1967 9 Jan 2019 - 4:23:32am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 12 Suppl. 1968 9 Jan 2019 - 4:23:12am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 11 1965 9 Jan 2019 - 4:21:55am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 11 Suppl. 1966 9 Jan 2019 - 4:21:24am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 10 Suppl. 1964 9 Jan 2019 - 4:20:37am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 10 1963 9 Jan 2019 - 4:20:15am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 9 Suppl. 1962 9 Jan 2019 - 4:19:38am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 9 1961 9 Jan 2019 - 4:19:19am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 8 1959 9 Jan 2019 - 4:18:30am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 8 Suppl. 1960 9 Jan 2019 - 4:18:05am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 7 1957 9 Jan 2019 - 4:17:22am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 7 Suppl. 1958 9 Jan 2019 - 4:17:04am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 6 1955 9 Jan 2019 - 4:16:21am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 6 Suppl 1956 9 Jan 2019 - 4:15:59am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 5 Suppl. 1954 9 Jan 2019 - 4:15:16am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 5 1953 9 Jan 2019 - 4:14:56am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 4 1952 9 Jan 2019 - 4:14:08am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 3 1951 9 Jan 2019 - 4:13:19am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 2 1950 9 Jan 2019 - 4:12:36am
General Embryological Information Service, vol. 1 1949 9 Jan 2019 - 4:11:41am
1894 Investigators and Faculty Baldwin Coolidge 1894 4 Jul 2018 - 4:41:00am
1893 Scientists, group 2 (Overlay) Baldwin Coolidge 1893 4 Jul 2018 - 4:41:00am
1894 Ten Scientists (Overlay) Baldwin Coolidge 1894 4 Jul 2018 - 4:41:00am
1893 Scientists, group 2 Baldwin Coolidge 1893 4 Jul 2018 - 4:41:00am
MBL Crane and Candle House buildings Alfred F. (Alfred Francis) Huettner 1919 4 Jul 2018 - 4:41:00am
1894 Investigators and Faculty (Overlay 1) Baldwin Coolidge 1894 4 Jul 2018 - 4:41:00am
1894 Investigators (Overlay) Baldwin Coolidge 1894 4 Jul 2018 - 4:41:00am

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