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Year Summary

Well, it’s been a busy year and I have not had a chance to really promote anything. So here is a quick summary of the past year. In October 2017, my article Last Days of Storyville was published in New … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never – Prohibition Lecture Today!

I have been so busy finishing my next two books and working on this lecture that I have not had time to promote it. But here it is – just in case. I will be delivering a lecture on New Orleans’ … Continue reading

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Et tu, Al Rose?

It is well known that Al Rose’s book “Storyville, New Orleans,” published in 1974, is the premier book on Storyville. It’s the book that started it all. It contains some amazing interviews, and a plethora of photographs and advertisements from … Continue reading

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A Plague of Prostitutes

Some scholars have written that the “Mascot” was the first newspaper to suggest a legalized area for prostitution. While I have not been able to completely verify this (that would require checking all of the other newspapers), this is the … Continue reading

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