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The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era

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In June 1870, the residents of the city of New Orleans were already on edge when two African American women kidnapped seventeen-month old Mollie Digby from in front of her New Orleans home. It was the height of Radical Reconstruction. The old racial order had been turned upside down and black men now voted, held office, sat on juries, and served as policemen. Nervous white residents fearing impeding chaos pointed to the Digby abduction as proof that no white child was safe now that slavery had ended and the South had been ...

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The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era
2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190674120

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The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era
2014, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199778805

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