- A New Home for Sex in New Orleans
July 11, 1892 to December 31, 1897 ORLEANS, Louisiana African-Americans, Government, Race Relations, Urban-Life/Boosterism
In 19th century America, many men enjoyed the services of prostitutes but disliked prostitution. This ironic dichotomy was very evident amongst the upper class men of New Orleans, and it heavily influenced the future landscape of the city. With a 'not in my backyard' view of prostitution, the wealthy males of New Orleans, although many were clients of prostitutes, did not want their homes and families...