Comments for: White slavery ‘panic’ swept Maine a century ago

Posted March 02, 2014, at 12:52 p.m.

“TWO SAVED FROM WHITE SLAVERY,” reported a headline on March 19, 1910, in the Bangor Daily News. The story’s lead summed up the shocking situation. “The Boston police have detained Edith Marshman and Ruth Dowling, two Bangor girls about 15 years old who are believed to have been lured to …

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