On the Books: Jim Crow and Algorithms of Resistance White Paper [article]

Matt Jansen, Neil Byers, Amanda Henley, Lorin Bruckner, Rucha Dalwadi
This white paper describes the methods and workflows used to create two corpora: one comprised of all North Carolina session laws from 1866/67-1967, and the other comprised of Jim Crow laws from that period identified by scholars and machine learning. The text analysis methods used to identify the Jim Crow laws are also explained.
doi:10.17615/hvz4-sr14 fatcat:txt5bwsgrnba7ojkb2yi5k6xny