ExhibitionThe Power of Medicine
2. Supporters of the Sheppard-Towner bill, ca. 1920–1921
Group portrait of women leaders supporting passage of the Sheppard-Towner bill, ca. 1920–1921
Courtesy Library of Congress
Women who supported the federal Sheppard-Towner bill for maternity and infant care included prominent suffragists, consumer and children’s advocates, and peace activists.