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The traffic in girls: white slavery as now practiced in America, including detailed descriptions of the customs and manners of the white women slaves
(1941)


PREFACE
Thousands of young, innocent girls are trapped each
year and sold like cattle to the highest bidder, and by
promises of good positions, misrepresentation, cajolery,
threats, fake marriages, coercion, persuasion, drugging,
gentle means, and brutal force, lured into a life of shame.
They are guarded, watched, beaten, threatened, ruined,
robbed, and they are driven into an early age. Hundreds
of fiends in the form of men are engaged in this form
of work. They have their organizations, rules, prices,
trade secrets, secret codes, and carry on their work in
a businesslike manner. In this book we aim to tell the
terrible story in plain English.
It is not a literary effort, but a book of plain facts.


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