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Upstairs Girls: Prostitution in the Early American West
March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
California Trail Interpretive Center Celebrates Women’s History
The Trail Center is celebrating Women’s History Month in March with a variety of family friendly programs. The following programs are free and open to everyone:
March 30, 10:00 a.m.: Upstairs Girls: Prostitution in the Early American West
Myths, legends and Hollywood have romanticized prostitution in the Old West. When separating fact and folklore, the reality of the hardships that early Western prostitutes faced becomes clear. Jordan Thomas will share stories about the soiled doves. These stories are fascinating, and provide a glimpse into a part of history that is often forgotten.