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Speaker: Jessica R. Pliley

Title: Enforcing the White Slave Traffic Act

Subtitle: The FBI and Anti-Sex Trafficking Law Enforcement, 1910-1941

Institution: Working Group in Modern Slavery and Trafficking, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Date: February 21, 2013

Language: English

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


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

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of the United States / History of the United States (1865–1918), History of the United States (1918–45) | Law: Mann Act | Police: Federal Bureau of Investigation | Prostitution: Forced Prostitution | Sex and the law: Sex trafficking