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Author Wood, Sharon E.
Title The freedom of the streets : work, citizenship, and sexuality in a gilded age city / Sharon E. Wood.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2005]
©2005

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1439.D38 W66 2005    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1439.D38 W66 2005    AVAILABLE  
Author Wood, Sharon E.
Series Gender and American culture
Gender & American culture.
Subject Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Women -- Employment -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- 19th century.
Prostitution -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- 19th century.
Description xiii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the Belva Lockwood club -- Women in the city : law, reputation, and geography -- Women's citizenship and the problem of employment -- A place in the city : the working woman's lend a hand club -- Lives without choices : prostitution as employment -- The police matron campaign and the reform of urban environments -- Sporting men and little girls -- Making the city safe for white men : regulated prostitution -- Protecting men by reforming girls : good shepherd homes -- Women, men, and the businesses of Bucktown -- Conclusion : the popular young lady in business life.
ISBN 0807829390 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807829394 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807856010 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780807856017 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 56371669
Additional Format Online version: Wood, Sharon E. Freedom of the streets. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005 (OCoLC)651880215


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