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The question presented in this case is whether an ordinance of the city of New Orleans prescribing limits in that city, outside of which no woman of lewd character shall dwell, operates to deprive these plaintiffs in error of any right secured by the…

The question presented in this case is whether an ordinance of the city of New Orleans prescribing limits in that city, outside of which no woman of lewd character shall dwell, operates to deprive these plaintiffs in error of any right secured by the…

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Page from an earlier edition of the Blue Books listing prostitutes by the ethnicity of Jewish

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Four shots depicting the interior designs of four high-class parlors; depicting their "foreignness"

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Title: Emma Johnson, Notorious Keeper of no.20 Gasquet St, is Fined Upon the Above Charge.

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This is a photograph of a Baptist church, which likely served as more than simply a place of worship. During this time period, Baptist churches doubled as meeting places for conventions and other gatherings for blacks. It was a place in which the…

storyville_demarked racial zones.jpg
Shows the effect of de facto segregation on the boundaried zone of Storyville

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A collection of shots taken by E.J. Bellocq
Purchased and published be Lee Friedlander in 1970

girls023.jpg
A collection of shots taken by E.J. Bellocq
Purchased and published be Lee Friedlander in 1970

girls023.jpg
A collection of shots taken by E.J. Bellocq
Purchased and published be Lee Friedlander in 1970
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