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Nancy Sharon Collins on Implications of a Second Color in New Orleans Blue Books, ca. 1910

Kseniya Thomas


“The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1969.19.9_p8,9

Storyville, a neighborhood in New Orleans, was an infamous red light district mandated by city ordinance in 1897. The area spanned several blocks and represented a way for the authorities to keep an eye on legalized prostitution.

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