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Clever Currency Offers Unique Exchange Rate.
Photographer: Denise Boose
Taken: July 13, 2012
Caption: Clever Currency Offers Unique Exchange Rate.
Additional Description: Always keeping her keen business eye open, Miss Laura probably perpetuated a traditional custom of turn of the century brothels. Legend has it that Miss Laura gave her better, more frequent customers special favor tokens which they could later redeem with the girls. The ladies of the house sometimes tapped tokens on their bedrooms windows to attract the attention of customers outside.
Submitted: July 28, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p213644
File Size: 0.049 Megabytes


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