Sanger's speech to more than 400 at the American Women's Association Clubhouse was not found, but press coverage provides some excerpts. Henry Pratt Fairchild also spoke at the meeting which was presided over by Ida Haar Timme.
This article was reprinted by the American Birth Control League in a flyer
with two other newspaper articles as "Real Facts About Birth
Control," ca. April 1923 (Margaret Sanger Papers Microfim,Library of Congress LCM 129:580).
Sanger gave this address, after discarding her prepared statement, at the Mass Meeting for Birth Control, held at
Carnegie Hall. Attended by an audience of three thousand, mostly women, the meeting
Margaret Sanger spoke before three thousand at Carnegie Hall on the eve of her sentencing
for opening the Brownsville Clinic. The only version of the speech
located comes from newspaper reports. The New York Times reported that,