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Speaker: Jessica R. Pliley

Title: Enforcing a Moral Quarantine

Subtitle: The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the White Slave Traffic Act of 1910

Conference: 15th Berkshire Conference on Women's History: Generations: Exploring Race, Sexuality, and Labor across Time and Space (June 9-12, 2011)

Place: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

Date: June 2011

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | American History: U.S. History | Prosecution: Law / White Slave Traffic Act | Prosecution: Police; Types: Sex Trafficking


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Speaker: Jessica Pliley, Department of History, Texas State University at San Marcos – Speaker's Personal Website,

Publication: Pliley, Jessica R. Policing Sexuality: The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI. Cambridge 2014. – Bibliographic Entry: Info

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of the United States / History of the United States (1865–1918) | Law: Mann Act | Police: Federal Bureau of Investigation | Sex and the law: Sex trafficking