"Soiled Doves of the West"
Tue., July 21, 7-8 p.m. 2009
a provocative illustrated talk will explore the phenomenon of prostitution in the Old West, 1849-1920. Particular attention will be paid to the profession as it was practiced locally. This talk is rated R! Presenter Phil McDonald is a member of the Historical Society. There will also be a book signing by local author Barbara Barbaro. From the good guys to the bad guys, her new book “Law and Disorder in Colorado City 1859 –1917” offers a rare glimpse of law enforcement in Colorado City prior to it’s annexation.