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The History and Politics of Denver's Red Light District,1858-1935

Event Type: Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 9/21/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 Join historian Cheryl Siebert Waite as she revisits Denver's shady past. While Denver's Red Light District created much controversy, it was tolerated by city officials because it brought in a steady source of income that went into building roads, schools and other municipal assets. Learn about the evolution of the district, the politics, and the women who left a unique mark on Colorado history.

Cheryl Siebert Waite is a professor at the Community College of Aurora where she teaches history and women's studies.
Library: Erie
Location: Erie Community Center, 450 Powers Street
Contact: Melanie Goldman
Contact Number: 1-888-861-7323