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Storyville: prostitution legal in USA (1898-1917)
There was a time in a corner of America where prostitution was something completely legal and accepted. That stronghold lasted less than twenty years, since 1898, when the law was passed in the state of Louisiana, until 1917, when the federal government decided to break it down, considering a bad influence on the nation during the First World War.
The sex trade activity took place the district is dubbed with the name of Storyville (who proposed the idea was Councilman Sidney Story) and that was where the photographer Ernest J. Bellocq dwelt for images. The reclusive artist was a very unpleasant aspect hydrocephalic, he frequented brothels and showed little sociable. His work, mostly portraits of prostitutes and pornography, is considered among the best visual works that gave nineteenth century America, and although the Jesuit brother handled Bellocq destroy most of his collection after his death. Luckily, in the 60s, the photographer Lee Friedlander bought 89 negatives that had survived hidden inside a sofa, and now rest at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
The most efficient and “no fucking way” inducing apartment
Reminds me of “The 5th Element’ apartment Bruce Willis lives in.
Yo la quise, y a veces ella también me quiso.
En las noches como ésta la tuve entre mis brazos.
La besé tantas veces bajo el cielo infinito.
Ella me quiso, a veces yo también la quería.
Cómo no haber amado sus grandes ojos fijos.
Armenian women. To the right, Eghisapet Sultanian, great grandmother of musician Derek Sherinian during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend. 1895.
Munchkin’s taking selfies with Oli photobombing. Best day ever (at The Magaña Residence)
Office duckling finds thinks meetings are boring.
“Calaveras Y Diablitos” - Los Fabulosos Cadillacs #mexicanfoodporn #music #musica #argentina #spanish #espanol
Same land, different politics. The US - Mexican border, seen from space.
My present from Sayulita, MX
Thanks Cassie and Gabe!
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