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Sirens, Courtesans & Ladies of Ill-Repute

Frontier Tucson had a red-light district like most Western towns. In the late 1870s and ‘80s, prostitutes operated along Maiden Lane in the Wedge between Church and Main. (The Wedge was later demolished to allow for the widening of Congress Street). The average prostitute’s room or crib was furnished with a double bed and a chair. ...

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Frontier Tucson had a red-light district like most Western towns. In the late 1870s and ‘80s, prostitutes operated along Maiden Lane in the Wedge between ...