Emma Bell Miles (1879-1919) was a naturalist, artist, and noted author of The Spirit of the Mountains (1905), a classic study of Southern Appalachia. This collection includes correspondence that documents her troubled relationship with her parents...
In Buck v. Bell, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Virginia's eugenic sterilization law. This site traces the origins of the eugenics movement, the Buck v. Bell decision, and the rise in the number of involuntary sterilizations after the 1927 case.
Eugenics; Sterilization, Involuntary
United States -- Virginia
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