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    Default Brothels

    Originally posted by Paul J. Nussbaum


    : Looking for pictures (and artifacts, if of good provenance) of Brothels and Bordellos. Both interior and external photos OK, but prefer interior. (No cribs, have plenty of those already.) Interested in period from appr. 1865 to 1917. Areas of special interest. Helena, Montana & Virginia City, Nevada. Specifically "The Castle" and "Cad Thompson's". Working on book on history of prostitution in the Old West.




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    Default Re: Brothels

    Originally posted by Gary


    : You may want to get your hands on the book "Daughters of Joy Sisters of Misery" Prositutes in the American West 1865-90 by Anne M. Butler. Published by University of Illinois Press. There are a number of photos contained in this book.




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    Originally posted by Tracy


    : : You may want to get your hands on the book "Daughters of Joy Sisters of Misery" Prositutes in the American West 1865-90 by Anne M. Butler. Published by University of Illinois Press. There are a number of photos contained in this book.



    : There is a house in Coffeyville, Ks that was a

    : FANCY brothel. I don't know the exact address.

    : It is next door to 701 Willow in downtown C'ville.

    : It is a large Victorian brick home. The city

    : manager now owns it. You could probably get more

    : info from a local lawyer that owned it for several

    : years named Mike Hassenplug. I think it was built

    : in the 1890's. I know 701 Willow next door wasn't

    : built until 1906.




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    Originally posted by steve in so az


    : Paul - I found 2 star shaped pieces with a hole in the top point. They say a number in the middle and outside this it says Arcade and Tucson, A.T. I took them to the historical society and we found the Arcade Saloon on an old Sanborn map. Right behind it was a bunch of attached rooms. These were the girls rooms and the star pieces held the key to the room. One even had the key link yet. These were from @ 1890 on. Steve in so az




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    Default Re: Brothels

    Originally posted by gthu


    : : Looking for pictures (and artifacts, if of good provenance) of Brothels and Bordellos. Both interior and external photos OK, but prefer interior. (No cribs, have plenty of those already.) Interested in period from appr. 1865 to 1917. Areas of special interest. Helena, Montana & Virginia City, Nevada. Specifically "The Castle" and "Cad Thompson's". Working on book on history of prostitution in the Old West.






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    Default Re: Brothels

    Originally posted by Gustavo Hernandez


    : : Looking for pictures (and artifacts, if of good provenance) of Brothels and Bordellos. Both interior and external photos OK, but prefer interior. (No cribs, have plenty of those already.) Interested in period from appr. 1865 to 1917. Areas of special interest. Helena, Montana & Virginia City, Nevada. Specifically "The Castle" and "Cad Thompson's". Working on book on history of prostitution in the Old West.




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    Default Re: Brothels

    Originally posted by scorpios


    : : Looking for pictures (and artifacts, if of good provenance) of Brothels and Bordellos. Both interior and external photos OK, but prefer interior. (No cribs, have plenty of those already.) Interested in period from appr. 1865 to 1917. Areas of special interest. Helena, Montana & Virginia City, Nevada. Specifically "The Castle" and "Cad Thompson's". Working on book on history of prostitution in the Old West.




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    Default Re: Brothels

    Originally posted by Bart Moon


    : : Looking for pictures (and artifacts, if of good provenance) of Brothels and Bordellos. Both interior and external photos OK, but prefer interior. (No cribs, have plenty of those already.) Interested in period from appr. 1865 to 1917. Areas of special interest. Helena, Montana & Virginia City, Nevada. Specifically "The Castle" and "Cad Thompson's". Working on book on history of prostitution in the Old West.




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    Default Re: Brothels

    Originally posted by alan


    : : Looking for pictures (and artifacts, if of good provenance) of Brothels and Bordellos. Both interior and external photos OK, but prefer interior. (No cribs, have plenty of those already.) Interested in period from appr. 1865 to 1917. Areas of special interest. Helena, Montana & Virginia City, Nevada. Specifically "The Castle" and "Cad Thompson's". Working on book on history of prostitution in the Old West.






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    Default Re: Brothels

    Originally posted by Dee


    : : Looking for pictures (and artifacts, if of good provenance) of Brothels and Bordellos. Both interior and external photos OK, but prefer interior. (No cribs, have plenty of those already.) Interested in period from appr. 1865 to 1917. Areas of special interest. Helena, Montana & Virginia City, Nevada. Specifically "The Castle" and "Cad Thompson's". Working on book on history of prostitution in the Old West.




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