The Margaret Sanger Papers


Maisel, Max N. (1872-1959)

Bookseller and publisher. Married (wife's name not found), two children. Maisel operated a bookstore (1892-1952) on New York's Lower East Side which was frequented by many political and cultural radicals, particularly in the years preceding World War I. He published a compilation of Margaret Sanger's New York Call series, What Every Girl Should Know (1916), and also published What Every Mother Should Know (1916). Maisel was also the publisher of the New York Tageblat, a Jewish daily, and translations of many Yiddish-language books.
References: YIVO Institute, Finding Aid for Max N. Maisel Papers (located on RLIN); Harold Hersey, Birth Control Pioneer: A Biography of Margaret Sanger (unpublished manuscript, 1938).