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Few people on the central coast realize they are living on holy ground, in areas first settled as religious retreats. ... [Read more]

Women were granted the right to vote 75 years ago under the 19th amendment, but the fight for that right ... [Read more]

This photo is believed to be from the dedication of the tabernacle on Aug. 31, 1890. Note the absence of ... [Read more]

The Garfield Park Branch Library, at 705 Woodrow Avenue, was one of four Carnegie Libraries built in Santa Cruz, California ... [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 2

"Maria"

"Maria" was a tough little Irish lass who worked the saloons of Santa Cruz for a dozen years. Her free wheeling life style was a source of ..." [More]

Excerpted from Harlots and Whorehouses: Fallen Angels of Front Street, Part 2 by Phil Reader