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Betting Booze and Brothels

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Published by Eakin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - U.S.,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • Cooking,
  • CKB,
  • CKB036000,
  • General,
  • Organized Crime,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Regional & Ethnic - German

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWanda Landrey (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8731883M
    ISBN 101571689176
    ISBN 109781571689177

    Dowling Day Commemoration August 31st, in History Dick Dowling Camp and the Jefferson County Historical Commission will present a memorial commemoration at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Dick Dowling statue at the Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site .


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Betting Booze and Brothels book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. By the turn of the twentieth century, Beaumont, Texas had /5. Laura O’Toole and Wanda Landrey talked about their book, Betting, Booze, and Brothels: Vice, Corruption, and Justice in Jefferson County, Texas, about the boomtown era in Southeastern Texas.

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Having grown up in Port Arthur, Texas during the time of this open vice situation, I especially enjoyed this book. The writers seemed to know the characters although they were probably too young to have had the opportunity/5(10).

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Situated in the oil-soaked chaos of Spindletop, Jefferson County was a hotbed of vice. For decades, gambling and prostitutio. by Anne Payne, Staff Writer Recently, a well-known citizen of Port Arthur journeyed to Orange to speak to the Orange Golden K Kiwanis weekly meeting at the Salvation Army Building.

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