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American Women: Resources from the General Collections

Reproductive Health

Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Love carefully! [between 1965 and 1980]. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The Library of Congress holds collections of keen interest to researchers of birth control and reproductive health in the Untied States. In addition to some key manuscript collections (see the Manuscript Collections tab), the General Collections contain a wealth of materials on these topics.

Browse by Subject Heading

Below are some Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) that will lead to both fiction and non-fiction resources on the topic of reproductive health, birth control, and family planning through selected browse searches in the Library of Congress Online Catalog:

Reproductive Health

The manuscript collections of Margaret Sanger and Gregory Pincus are of particular interest when researching birth control and reproductive health.  Use the finding aid links below to view more detailed information about the contents of each collection.  These materials are available only at the Library of Congress in the Manuscript Reading Room.