Santa Cruz County History - Crime & Public Safety



Harlots and Whorehouses: Notes and References
by Phil Reader

Notes and References

MADAME PAULINE - Santa Cruz Sentinel: March 17, 1877, May 12, 1877, July 28, 1877, October 31, 1885, January 18, 1898. Santa Cruz Surf: January 17, 1898. Watsonville Pajaronian: January 20, 1898. Los Angeles Daily Times: January 22, 1898. Probate Record File #836, Clerk of the Court, Santa Cruz County.

"MARIA" - Santa Cruz Sentinel: March 31, 1877, April 5, 1877, April 1, 1882, December 15, l883. Santa Cruz Surf: December 15 l883.

JANE ALLISON - U. S. Census, 1870, City of Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz Sentinel: April 27, 1872, May 4, 1872, May 11, 1872. The Watsonville Pajaronian: May 2, 1872, May 9, 1872.

JOSIE LORENZANA AND NUMBER TEN FRONT STREET - Santa Cruz Sentinel: July 19 1884, August 2, 1884, August 3, 1884, August 5, 1884, August 7, 1884, August 9, 1884. Santa Cruz Surf: August 9, 1884. Personal Interview: Thomas Lorenzana, July, 1990.

EMMA COOPER'S - Santa Cruz Sentinel: March 27, 1872, March 21, 1877. U. S. Census, 1870, City of Santa Cruz.

AH, FOR THE DAYS OF THE WILD WEST - Santa Cruz Sentinel: September 12, 1871.

TARRED AND FEATHERED - The Courier-Item: October 22, 1887. Santa Cruz Sentinel: October 15, 1887, October 16, 1887, October 18, 1887, October 30, 1887. Santa Cruz Surf: October 15, 1887, October 17, 1887, October 26, 1887.

CHRISTY AND HANDLEY - Santa Cruz Sentinel: December 1, 1877, March 8, 1878, July 29, 1882, August 5, 1882. Santa Cruz, The Early Years, Leon Rowland, pages 213-214.

"SPANISH MARY" RODRIGUEZ - Santa Cruz Sentinel: May 10, 1884. Santa Cruz Surf: May 8, 1884, October 12, l887. Watsonville Pajaronian: January 8, 1878, December 27, 1884, February 14, l884. U. S. Census, 1880, City of Watsonville.

JEAN DARAS - Santa Cruz Sentinel: December 11, 1893. Santa Cruz Surf: December 14, 1893, January 12, 1893. Watsonville Pajaronian: December 14, 1893, December 21, 1893, January 4, 1894.

CHINATOWN AND "BROOKLYN ON THE PAJARO" - Santa Cruz Sentinel: October 11, 1889. Watsonville Pajaronian: October 16, l87l, October 10, l889.

THE ABBEY - Santa Cruz Sentinel: September 22, l883. Santa Cruz Surf: September 24, 1883. Watsonville Pajaronian: September 6, 1883, September 13, 1883, September 20, 1883.

THE LONESOME DEATH OF MARIE HOLMES - Santa Cruz Sentinel: May 6, 1898, May 7, 1898, May 8, 1898. Santa Cruz Surf: May 6, 1898. Miscellaneous Letters and Papers, Regional History Archives, University of Wyoming.

DEN KEE, "A CASE OF DEPRAVITY" - Santa Cruz Sentinel: December 24, 1896, December 30, 1896, July 7, 1897. Santa Cruz Surf: December 29, 1896. Official Record Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office, Expenditures December 23, 1896, July 6, 1897. For more information on Den Kee's involvement in opium trafficking see Watsonville Pajaronian: July 18, 1910, August 8, 1910.


Excerpted from: It Is Not My Intention to Be Captured. Copyright 1995 Phil Reader. Reproduced with the permission of Phil Reader.


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