The notorious Dr. Flippin : abortion and consequence in the early twentieth century /

"Describes the life of Dr. Charles Flippin, an early twentieth-century African American physician in rural Kansas and Nebraska. Flippin was charged with and prosecuted for performing illegal abortions: this book analyzes the forces behind the prosecutions, supplying context for current debate&q...

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Main Author: Tallman, Jamie Q., 1980-
Format: Book
Published:Lubbock : Texas Tech University Press, c2011.
Series:Plains histories.
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Table of Contents:
  • Illustrations
  • Plainsword
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Charles Flippin's Life Before the Trials
  • 2. Ollie Kath
  • 3. Elsie McIntire and Pearl Timmons
  • 4. Emma Staack
  • 5. The 1924 Cases
  • 6. Charles Flippin Fights to Regain His Title
  • Conclusion
  • Endnotes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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