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History Pub: Giving the Noose the Slip: An Analysis of Female Murderers in Oregon, 1854-1950

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McMenamins Old St Francis Father Luke Room, 700 NW Bond St.
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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Twenty-five women were convicted of homicide in Oregon between 1854 and 1950. During these years the majority faced all-male court and penal systems. As such, they were handled differently in accordance with various social, cultural, and legislative shifts relating to women's roles as citizens. Through an examination of contemporary newspaper articles, inmate case files, and […]

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