In Buck v. Bell, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Virginia's eugenic sterilization law. This site traces the origins of the eugenics movement, the Buck v. Bell decision, and the rise in the number of involuntary sterilizations after the 1927 case.
This collection includes 17,000 of the 28,000 physical items in the Printed Ephemera collection at the Library of Congress. Highlights include the broadside "The Sentiments of an American Woman" (1780), "Declaration and Protest of the Women of the...
Advertising; Social life and customs; Women -- Suffrage
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail