Hell's belles : prostitution, vice, and crime in early Denver : with a biography of Sam Howe, frontier lawman
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Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2002.
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Revised edition.
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xx, 353 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm.
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Published
Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2002.
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Book
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Revised edition.
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English

Notes

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Based on the Sam Howe scrapbooks: 56 scrapbooks (1883-1920) of newspaper clippings documenting nearly every crime committed in Denver between 1883-1920. Howe's motive was to establish a data bank of crime information.
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"This newly updated and revised edition of Hell's Belles takes the reader on a soundly researched, well-documented, and entertaining journey back to the early days of Denver. Secrest details the evolution of Denver's prostitution, gambling, drug addicts, and corrupt politicians and police who, palms outstretched, allowed it all to happen. Also included is a biography of one of Denver's original police officers, Sam Howe, upon whose crime studies the book is based.".
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"The popular veneer of Denver's present-day Market Street - its fancy bars, posh restaurants, and Coors Field - is stripped away to reveal the street's former incarnation: a mecca of loose morals entrenched in prostitution, liquor, and money. Hell's Belles examines the neglected topics of vice and crime in Denver and utilizes a unique and invaluable historic source - the scrapbooks of Detective Sam Howe."--BOOK JACKET.
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The original edition of this title appears on the "101 Best Books on Colorado" list by Dr. Colorado (Tom Noel), last accessed 6-20-2012; see http://drcolorado.auraria.edu/content/101-best-books-colorado

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Secrest, C. (2002). Hell's belles: prostitution, vice, and crime in early Denver : with a biography of Sam Howe, frontier lawman (Revised edition.). University Press of Colorado.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Secrest, Clark, 1937-. 2002. Hell's Belles: Prostitution, Vice, and Crime in Early Denver : With a Biography of Sam Howe, Frontier Lawman. University Press of Colorado.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Secrest, Clark, 1937-. Hell's Belles: Prostitution, Vice, and Crime in Early Denver : With a Biography of Sam Howe, Frontier Lawman University Press of Colorado, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Secrest, Clark. Hell's Belles: Prostitution, Vice, and Crime in Early Denver : With a Biography of Sam Howe, Frontier Lawman Revised edition., University Press of Colorado, 2002.

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