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Red Light Revelations. A Glimpse Into Butte's Sinful Past 1879 To 1917 by Jay Moynahan

Red Light Revelations. A Glimpse Into Butte's Sinful Past 1879 To 1917

by Jay Moynahan

First edition. Signed by the author. Quarto. Pictorial wrappers, 70 pp., acknowledgements, introduction, illustrated. Traces prostitution in Butte through the newspapers of the time. The newspapers began reporting on the sportin' women of the mining camps in the latter part of the 1870s. Butte's mining camp had approximately 2,000 sportin' women providing their charms to the miners. Fine in spiral bound wrappers.

Inventory Number: 42558

$35.00