For our season two finale, we will be learning about 19th century prostitution in the American west. Beyond the myths and old western movies, what do we really know about this notorious group of women? What kind of conditions did they live with, and how does popular myth compare to reality?
Boyle, Darren. “America’s Wild West Prostitutes Uncovered.” Daily Mail Online, Associated Newspapers, 15 June 2017, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4607178/America-s-wild-west-prostitutes-uncovered.html.
Mackell, Jan. “Soiled Doves – Good Girls Gone Bad.” True West Magazine, True West Magazine, 16 June 2018, truewestmagazine.com/soiled-doves/.
Rutter, Michael. Upstairs Girls: Prostitution in the American West. Farcountry Press, 2010.