Minneapolis madams : the lost history of prostitution on the Riverfront / Penny A. Petersen.

Sex, money, and politics--no, it's not a thriller novel. Minneapolis Madams is the surprising and riveting account of the Minneapolis red-light district and the powerful madams who ran it. Penny Petersen brings to life this nearly forgotten chapter of Minneapolis history, tracing the story of h...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Petersen, Penny A.
Format: eBook
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Table of Contents:
  • Women's work of all kinds : paid labor, sex work, and the reform movement
  • The war on the madams : purity crusades and liquor patrols
  • Red lights along the riverfront : the madams make their move
  • Reforming the city : Doc Ames, "white slavery," and the end of an era
  • Vice report : after the bordellos closed.