Gender and History in the Americas Seminar Series07 January, 2013Dr Althea Legal-Miller   @dr_legalmiller
Dr Dorothy Irene Height          
Dorothy Height                     Yes, we do. ... We’ve had first hand reportsfrom women themselves. ... They were raped...
Pelvic Exam              
Tuskegee Syphilis StudyPublic Health Service (No Caption)                             
Anne Karro                           Dr. Hays casefinding ardors sends him in pursuit ofpromiscuous women and he equates ...
Delegates of theWomen’s Inter-Organization Committee                
Amelia Boynton                 
The Crusader, February 1964                  
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Legal-Miller - mistreated and molested: jailhouse violence and the civil rights movement (7 jan 2013)

  1. 1. Gender and History in the Americas Seminar Series07 January, 2013Dr Althea Legal-Miller @dr_legalmiller
  2. 2. Dr Dorothy Irene Height 
  3. 3. Dorothy Height Yes, we do. ... We’ve had first hand reportsfrom women themselves. ... They were raped byattendants in the jails. Both Negro and whiteyoung women who were arrested had beensubjected to internal examinations at the handsof [male] attendants there – and under veryunsanitary conditions.
  4. 4. Pelvic Exam 
  5. 5. Tuskegee Syphilis StudyPublic Health Service (No Caption) 
  6. 6. Anne Karro Dr. Hays casefinding ardors sends him in pursuit ofpromiscuous women and he equates this category withthe female jail population [that is] overwhelmingcomposed of demonstrators – housewives and theirdaughters, products of stable homes, goodchurchwomen, and above all, women so idealisticallyresponsible and courageous as to challenge tyranny bythe sacrifice of their dignity and well-being in the jails.
  7. 7. Delegates of theWomen’s Inter-Organization Committee 
  8. 8. Amelia Boynton 
  9. 9. The Crusader, February 1964 

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