Property Rites: The Rhinelander Trial, Passing, and the Protection of Whiteness by Elizabeth M. Smith-Pryor
English | 15 Jun. 2009 | ISBN: 0807832685, 0807859397 | 408 Pages | PDF | 4 MB
This title provides transcripts that offer new insights on the infamous trial. In 1925 Leonard Rhinelander, the youngest son of a wealthy New York society family, sued to end his marriage to Alice Jones, a former domestic servant and the daughter of a 'colored' cabman.