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Kohm, Steven A. Harvard 18th ed.
KOHM, S. MLA 7th ed. Kohm, Steven A, and John Selwood.
Turabian 6th ed. Learn more about these citation styles: APA 6th ed. In a midnight raid in Januarypolice arrested 86 women, driving the Thomas Street houses out of business.
End of the jarvis stroll? sex workers 'think it's safer inside'
But almost immediately the enforcement seemed to backfire. Closing the houses had turned the women into streetwalkers.
And their new walk was Portage and Main. McRae decided he would re-establish the red light district.
He chose Annabella Street in Point Douglas, a secluded location. Out of sight, out of mind.
And it would be easier to control. The Chief told the news to Minnie Woods who would reign as Winnipeg's "queen of the brothels" for the next 30 years.
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She spread it to the sisterhood. John Beaman, a real estate agent was recruited to help the madams find houses. By July of Annabella St was all brothels. Complete with the brightest porch lights in Winnipeg and house s more than a foot high.
But within the year there was a public outcry. Winnipeg's short experiment controlling prostitution had worked too well. The moralists were in an uproar and accused the City police with corruption.
Some remembered how Winnipeg's last police chief, had himself been caught in a "disorderly house" raid decades earlier. Moral reformers hired a private detective to provide their facts to the commission. A Manitoba telephone employee testified that Madam Amy Norris' pay phone had calls per months estimated to be calls for cabs for departing clients.
Four hundred and ninety people were estimated to be engaged in prostitution in