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Author Smith-Pryor, Elizabeth M.
Title Property rites : the Rhinelander trial, passing, and the protection of whiteness / Elizabeth M. Smith-Pryor.
Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2009.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  347.6 S    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 391 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-372) and index.
Contents Curious acts -- "All mixed up" in New York -- The trial begins -- Passing and the "seemingly absurd question" of race -- Defending the citadel of whiteness from the "awful stain" -- The trial continues : degeneracy, modern love, and "filthy letters" -- "Poor little cupid" and the marriage contract -- Blind love and the visibility of race -- The trial ends.
Subject Rhinelander, Leonard Kip -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Jones, Alice Beatrice -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Divorce) -- New York (State) -- Westchester County.
Marriage -- Annulment -- New York (State) -- Westchester County.
Interracial marriage -- New York (State) -- Westchester County.
Scandals -- New York (State) -- Westchester County.
Westchester County (N.Y.) -- Race relations -- History.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2009. ZNS
Added Title Rhinelander trial, passing, and the protection of whiteness
ISBN 9780807859391 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807859397 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780807832684 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807832685 (cloth : alk. paper)