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Regionalism, race, and the meaning of the Southern past: Professional history in the American South, 1896--1961
This dissertation is a study of organized, professional history in the American South centered on two formal associations: the Southern History Association (1896--1907) and the Southern Historical Association (1934--present), ...
Black and white perceptions of interracial sex: The paradox of passion
In this work, I make three very important assertions. First, whites were fanatical about keeping black men and white women sexually separated. In the white mind, no contamination of the Caucasian race could result unless ...
Persistence and irony in the incarceration of women in the Texas Penitentiary, 1907-1910
Between 1907 and 1910, Progressive reformers' attacks on the convict lease system of the Texas Penitentiary brought sexual misconduct of guards with female prisoners into public view and prompted officials to transfer women ...