Jimmy Wilkinson Meyer

Jimmy Wilkinson Meyer is an independent historian and editor who teaches at The College of Wooster in Ohio. She earned a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University, working in the area of women’s history and the history of reproductive policy. Her publications include Any Friend of the Movement: Networking for Birth Control 1920–1940 and U.S. Aging Policy Interest Groups, co-edited with the late David D. Van Tassel. She was an associate editor and contributor for the revised edition of the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History and the Dictionary of Cleveland Biography, both edited by D. Van Tassel and John J. Grabowski.

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Marie Pichel Levinson Warner

Warner pursued that health problem, as well as infertility, in research and in practice, as assistant medical director at Margaret Sanger’s Clinical Research Bureau from 1927 to 1936, and medical director of the Family Planning Clinic in Harlem (beginning in 1933), run in conjunction with the New York Urban League. The bulk of Warner’s professional commitments focused on the birth control movement.

Bertha Beitman Herzog

Bertha Beitman Herzog was an active participant in local and national women’s associations in Cleveland, Ohio. From 1928 to 1930, Herzog served as the first woman president of the Jewish Welfare Federation (later the Jewish Community Federation) in Cleveland and received the Charles Eisenmann Award for outstanding community service in 1941. She helped create several local organizations for Jewish women, including the Cooperative League of Jewish Women’s Organizations of Cleveland (later the Cleveland Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations), which she chaired in 1926. Herzog presided over the local Council of Jewish Women (CJW), later the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Cleveland Section, from 1920 to 1924, and served as women’s cochair for the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

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