Only the Clothes on Her Back

Author Laura Edwards talked about how 19th century women used clothing and textiles circumvent property law. She talks about how courts… read more

Author Laura Edwards talked about how 19th century women used clothing and textiles circumvent property law. She talks about how courts made an exception to the rule barring women from owning property by viewing clothing as an extension of the person. The Wilson Center and the National History Center in Washington, D.C. hosted this virtual event. close

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  • Eric Arnesen Professor George Washington University->History Department
  • Laura F. Edwards Professor Princeton University->History Department
  • Martha S. Jones Professor Johns Hopkins University->Department of History
  • Megan Sweeney Professor University of Michigan->Women's Studies Department
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Only the Clothes on Her Back

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Program ID:
521701-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 23, 2022 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 01, 2022 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 23, 2022 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 24, 2022 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 31, 2022 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2022 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3