Saving Young Girls from Chinatown: White Slavery and Woman Suffrage, 1910–1920

  title={Saving Young Girls from Chinatown: White Slavery and Woman Suffrage, 1910–1920},
  author={Mary Ting Yi Lui},
  journal={Journal of the History of Sexuality},
  pages={393 - 417}
  • M. Lui
  • Published 8 August 2009
  • History
  • Journal of the History of Sexuality
In may 1912 rose Livingston , a self-described missionary working among the white female population of New York's Chinatown, suffered an at tack at a tenement on Doyers Street in the Chinatown neighborhood when she tried to save a young white girl from the clutches of her "cadet," or procurer.1 A physician's report stated that Livingston experienced severe bodily injuries, including "serious and permanent damage" to her face and "a fracture of the alveolar process of the upper jaw bone which… 

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