Home > Back to Search Results > Lawrenceburg, Indiana 1853...
Click image to enlarge 219830
Show image list »

Lawrenceburg, Indiana 1853...

Item # 219830

March 09, 1853

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, March 9, 1853
* Early Prostitution in New York City
* Lawrenceburg, Indiana

A page 2 item references a New York paper stating in part that: ...there are 2200 women of the night in that city who openly live by impure lascivious practices, and that there are 40,000 sewing women, one half of whom are compelled to resort at times to similar conduct to avoid starvation!  And a bit more. Other news of the day includes: "The Canal", "Chinese Industry", and more. Several ads as well. Archival mend to a tear on the second leaf, some lite foxing. An early Indiana newspaper.

Category: Pre-Civil War