The Female Criminal of the 19th Century

In discussing the trial of Lizzie Borden, we learn how women of the 19th century were viewed and how it was difficult to see them as “criminal”.

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In the late 1800’s, when the police were searching for the perpetrator of a crime, they were actually searching for someone who looked like a criminal…

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Tara Rose

Life-long learner, reader of all things. Writing about what interests me and sharing it with you. https://taramrose.medium.com/subscribe