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Goldman Speaking on Birth Control
Union Square, New York City
May 20, 1916
|CONTEXT: Emma Goldman and other birth control advocates distributed twenty thousand circulars on the day this photograph was taken. Although Goldman had been arrested previously for distributing birth control information, she continued to agitate on the issue, organizing mass meetings in halls and, as this photograph shows, in the open air.|
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