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Old whore photos

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Almost without exception, pioneer mining camps, boomtowns and whistles-stops became home to at least one or two hookers - if not a roaring red light district. And these fascinating images taken in the 19th century show some of the most famous scarlet women of the time - Old whore photos would go on to become millionaires, national heroes and outlaws.

Prostitution contributed heavily to town economies in the way of business licences, fees and fines.

A number of red light districts evolved into the social centres of their communities. I went into the sporting life for business reasons and for no other.

Photographer Marc McAndrews visited every...

It was Old whore photos way for a woman in those days to make money, and I made it. Although prostitution was largely illegal, brothels were no secret in the old West. Visitors could easily find disorderly houses by merely opening up the local or statewide directories, such as the Travelers' Guide of Colorado.

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