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Introduction: Scarlett redux "Holding excitement in their hands" : the Southern "girl problem" Spirited youth or fiends incarnate? "Just as much a menace" : race and sex delinquency "A head full of diamonds" : fact, fiction, and African American girls' sexuality "Living in hopes" : an economy of desire Sex, science, and eugenic sterilization The World War II pickup girl and wartime passions School days : reading, 'riting, 'rithmetic, and romance Would Jesus dance? The dangerous rhythms of rock 'n' roll The sexual paradox of high school desegregation Conclusion: Sex, memory, and the segregated past.