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Emma Buck's gravestone

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Emma Buck's gravestone
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charlottesville virginia,gravestone,eugenics,sterilization,emma
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15540. Carrie Buck and Emma Buck
Carrie and Emma Buck on the day before the Buck vs. Bell trial in 1924.
15222. Photo of Carrie Buck and her mother, Paul Lombardo
Paul Lombardo talks about the only photograph of Carrie Buck with her mother Emma, taken the day before she would stand trial before the collective onslaught of the American eugenics movement.
15841. Carrie and Emma Buck
A photo of Carrie and her mother Emma was taken the day before the Virginia trial.
15206. Forced sterilization, Paul Lombardo
mma and Carrie Buck were committed to the Virginia Colony because they were unmarried mothers and were considered morally delinquent.
15207. Discussion of the photo of Carrie and Emma Buck, Paul Lombardo
Lombardo discusses the emotions that Carrie Buck may have been feeling before the Buck vs. Bell trial.
15210. Misdiagnosis of Carrie Buck, Paul Lombardo
Paul Lombardo talks about Emma and Carrie Buck lived long lives and it is doubtful that either was mentally ill.
15731. Carrie Buck roadside marker
In May 2, 2002, the 75th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision on Buck v. Bell, Virginia Governor Mark Warner publicly apologized for Virginia's past involvement in eugenics.
15205. The day before Buck vs. Bell, Paul Lombardo
The day before the Virginia case, Arthur Estabrook photographed Carrie and Emma on a bench located at this spot in the Virginia Colony.
15839. Virginia Sterilization Act
Virginia Sterilization Act. Source: Paul Lombardo, University of Virginia.
15216. The death of Emma Buck, Paul Lombardo
Paul Lombardo talks about although she tried several times, Carrie was never able to bring her mother Emma home from the Virginia Colony.
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