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In the 1910's and '20's, audiences around the world were both mesmerized and thrilled by a new technology that put ... [Read more]

Santa Cruz's towering redwoods helped attract the fledgling movie industry to town and served as the backdrop for some of ... [Read more]

For almost a score of years the town had slumbered in obscurity--and blessed contentment. Some time before that, it had ... [Read more]

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"Stories of the World's Oldest Profession in 19th Century Santa Cruz County"

Fallen Angels of Front Street, Part 3

Emma Cooper's

Perhaps the best known brothel in the city of Santa Cruz was that which was operated by Emma Cooper and located, of course, on Front Street. ..." [More]

Excerpted from Harlots and Whorehouses: Fallen Angels of Front Street, Part 3 by Phil Reader