Rebecca Davis

Rebecca L. Davis is a Ph.D. candidate in the history department at Yale University, from which she also received her B.A. and her M.A. She specializes in the histories of marriage, religion and sexuality in the United States.

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Elga Ruth Wasserman

Herself a recipient of a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Harvard in 1949 and a J.D. from Yale in 1976, chemist Elga Wasserman is best known for overseeing the entrance of the first coeducational class at Yale College in 1969.

American Birth Control Movement

Jewish women from a range of social and economic backgrounds found common political cause in the American birth control movement and profoundly affected its successes in the early twentieth century.

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