American Sociological Association

Legally a Lady

In a period of ambiguous legal culture between the U.S. Civil War and the legal imposition of Jim Crow, court cases reveal Black women navigating race, class, and gender as they sought a seat in the Ladies’ Car and claimed their right to dignity within American society.

Authors

Hannah Ingersoll

Journal

Volume

18

Issue

3

Starting Page

20

Ending Page

25