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Myra Clark Gaines: The Longest-Running Civil Lawsuit in America: References


Tulane University Special Collections has an archive of personal letters and newspaper clippings related to the Gaines case. 

For more information on Myra Clark Gaines and her lawsuits, check out these resources:

Notorious Woman: The Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines by Elizabeth Urban Alexander (2001)





New Orleans Woman: A Biographical Novel of Myra Clark Gaines by Harnett T. Kane (1946)





The Famous Case of Myra Clark Gaines by Nolan B. Harmon, Jr. (1946)





100 Americans Making Constitutional History: A Biographical History by Melvin Urofsky (2004) 





Women Who Made a Difference by Malcolm Forbes and Jeff Bloch (1990)