Sources

Birth Control Pill: Images
The following image citations are listed in the order in which they appear in the site:

(click on titled links to enlarge images)

HOME PAGE:
Searle advertisement, 1965, printed in On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970, Elizabeth Watkins, un-paginated.

 

BACKGROUND:

Gregory Pincus, retrieved from http://www.donaldedavis.com/PARTS/CENTURY.html,
March 29, 2009. 

John Rock, retrieved from http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199711/20_smiths_fertility/part1/f5.shtml, March 29, 2009.

Enovid, brown glass bottle, courtesy of PBS (available online athttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/gallery/gal_pill_01.html)

Antecedents:

Lysol Douche ad, 1928, courtesy of the Museum of Menstruation (available online athttp://www.mum.org/lysol1.htm)

Fountain Syringe,” Margaret Sanger, Family Limitations, 1916 (available online at
http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/AmRad/familylimitations.pdf.)

French Pessary,” Margaret Sanger, Family Limitations, 1916 (available online at
http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/AmRad/familylimitations.pdf.)

Diagram: Pessary Insertion,” Margaret Sanger, Family Limitations, 1916 (available online athttp://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/AmRad/familylimitations.pdf.)

 

INVENTION:

Margaret Sanger, retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/sistersof77/timeline.html, March 29, 2009. 

Katherine McCormick, retrieved from http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/1240/context/ourdailylives, March 29, 2009. 

 

ADOPTION:

The Pill,” Cover of Time Magazine, April 7, 1967 (available online at
http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,19670407,00.html)

Intrauterine Device, retrieved from http://www.alife.org.sg/en_iucd.php , March 29, 2009. 

The Pill and the Public:

Ortho-Novum advertisement, 1963, printed in On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970, Elizabeth Watkins, un-paginated.

Searle advertisement, 1965, printed in On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970,Elizabeth Watkins, un-paginated.

Packaging Patent, courtesy of PBS (available online at
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/gallery/gal_pill_03.html)

 

IMPACT:

Demographics

Figure 1,” from Norman Ryder and Charles Westoff, “The United States: The Pill and the Birth Rate, 1960-1965,” Studies in Family Planning 1, no. 20. (1967), 1,  Jstor (accessed April 14, 2009). 

The Pill: A Sexual Revolution

Can I stop taking the pill now?” advertisement, 1969, printed in On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970, Elizabeth Watkins, un-paginated.

Cigars, cigarettes, birth control pills…” advertisement, 1963, printed in On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970, Elizabeth Watkins, un-paginated.

The Pill and the Church

The Vatican, retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/mccue/1881048916/, March 29, 2009

Pope Paul VI, retrieved from http://www.crossroadsinitiative.com/library_author/54/Pope_Paul_VI.html, March 29, 2009.

 

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Birth control pill: videos

Sylvia Clark, “The Pill: The American Experience,” Video courtesy of PBS (available online at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/sfeatu…)

Joan McCracken, “The Pill: The American Experience,” Video courtesy of PBS (available online at
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/sfeature/pop_attitudes_b_qt_07.html)

Loretta McLaughlin, “The Pill: The American Experience,” Video courtesy of PBS (available online at
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/sfeature/pop_attitudes_b_qt_05.html)

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