ROSE E. LIVINGSTON TO JANE ADDAMS, 1912

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ROSE E. LIVINGSTON TO JANE ADDAMS, 1912

1912

Livingston writes Addams about her article on white slavery, because she herself is working in the Chinatown area of New York City working to help women get out of prostitution.

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Livingston, Rose E., 1885-1948

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Rose E. Livingston was born around 1885. She worked as a prostitute, which led to her being abducted and being forced into sex slavery in New York City's Chinatown. After escaping, she spent much of her life working to free prostitutes and victims of human trafficking and was known as the "Angel of Chinatown." She is known for her work with Harriet Burton Laidlaw to rescue young white and Chinese girls from forced prostitution in Chinatown. In 1910, she helped pass the Mann Act, which made inte...