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Lowering Mortality: A Spatial History of Segregation, Environments, and Mortality Transitions in New Orleans, 1880–1915 (2018-08-31)Between 1880 and 1915, three forces changed New Orleans. City engineers drained the interior of the city, opening new land for settlement. Public health officials gained powerful tools and knowledge to fight and prevent infectious diseases. And white residents developed and increasingly enforced social, economic, and residential segregation by race. ...