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1Title:  Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland, Inc. Records     
 Creator:  Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland, Inc. 
 Dates:  1917-1988 
 Abstract:  Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland opened its first clinic on March 20, 1928 in theOsborn Building, located at Huron Road and Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Before the organization was recognized for its affiliation with Planned Parenthood Federation of American Inc., it was known as the Maternal Health Center. The center was started by Dorothy Hamilton Brush, Katherine Bingham Fisher and Hortense Oliver Shepard, a group of women who wanted to help families who needed birth control services for social and economic reasons. When the organization first began, services were only available to married women. As the organization grew, however, so did the number of services it offered. By 1965, the organization had added a west side branch, a fertility clinic, and a "mobile unit" that dispersed various maternal health services around the Cleveland area. In 1966, the Maternal Health Association changed its name to Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland (PPGC). Today the organization has been expanded to six different locations in Greater Cleveland and offers a variety of services including contraceptives, disease prevention education, pregnancy testing, HIV testing, and health services to men. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, financial documents, meeting minutes, talks, educational pamphlets, press releases, event invitations, essays, newsletters, research reports, progress reports, and annual reports. 
 Call #:  MS 4982 
 Extent:  5.01 linear feet (3 containers, 1 oversize folder and 18 oversize volumes) 
 Subjects:  Birth control -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Birth control clinics -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Birth control. | Family planning -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Family planning | Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women -- Services for -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's health services -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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2Title:  Sarah Marcus Papers     
 Creator:  Marcus, Sarah 
 Dates:  1932-1991 
 Abstract:  Sarah Marcus was a physician who specialized in obstetrics and gynecology in Cleveland, Ohio. The daughter of Aaron and Etta Marcus, Sarah graduated from Central High School in 1912, and from Flora Stone Mather College of Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1916. She graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1920, and completed an internship at Akron (Ohio) City Hospital in 1923. Returning to Cleveland in 1923, she established a medical practice on the city's South Side. In 1924, she began practicing at Women's Hospital, where she later served as Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1933-1970. In 1928, she began work as a voluntary clinician with the Maternal Health Association, forerunner of Planned Parenthood. In the 1950s, she was instrumental in the establishment of a marriage counseling and fertility clinic at Planned Parenthood. She married Dr. Samuel Cowan, with whom she had one child, Joseph Marcus. The collection consists of tributes, newspaper clippings, and an oral history. 
 Call #:  MS 4710 
 Extent:  0.21 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Marcus, Sarah, 1894-1985. | Women's Hospital (Cleveland, Ohio). | Maternal Health Association of Cleveland, Ohio. | Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's hospitals -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's health services -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Birth control clinics -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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