Mail-Order Marriages in California Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches, in which she discusses how 19th century California gold… read more

Mail-Order Marriages in California Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches, in which she discusses how 19th century California gold rush pioneers encouraged single women to move west and marry the state’s bachelors with promises of protecting women’s rights. However, Professor Zug argued that when brides increasingly came from Asia, America’s acceptance of mail-order marriages evaporated. close

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  • Patty Pforte Manager California Historical Society->Public Programs and Visitor Experience
  • Marcia Zug Professor University of South Carolina->Law School

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Mail-Order Marriages in California

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Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2017 | 8:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2017 | 5:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 25, 2017 | 8:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2017 | 12:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2017 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2017 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2017 | 11:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2017 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2017 | 5:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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