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PLANNED PARENTHOOD WORLD POPULATION

Object Number: 
2003.64.61
Date: 
ca. 1970
Medium: 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Circular political pin-back button; white background with black lettering; red image of a rectangle with a world-like oval in the center; "PLANNED PARENTHOOD / WORLD POPULATION"
Gallery Label: 
Planned Parenthood was founded in 1916 by Margaret Sanger, Ethel Byrne, and Fania Mindell. The organization's goal has been to provide contraceptive advice to women to wnsure all births are planned. In the 1960s and 1970s, a great deal of attention was placed on the growing global population, and therefore Planned Parenthood began to advocate decreasing the world's population with informed contraceptive choices.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group