Greeley Tribune: Laramie a "gem of the Rockies" or Sodom? (1887)

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Title

Greeley Tribune: Laramie a "gem of the Rockies" or Sodom? (1887)

Subject

sodom, Laramie

Description

An article on the boomtown of Laramie, Wyoming in 1887, highlighting the city's many opportunities, but also its failure to confront its rising moral challenges, particularly prostitution, drinking, and gambling. The metaphorical comparison to Sodom is a common trope of the era.

Creator

J.J. Stevens

Source

Newspaper Archive

Publisher

J.J. Stevens, "Laramie City," Greeley Tribune, May 18, 1887, pp. 4.

Date

May 18, 1887

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Public domain -- printed before 1926

Format

PDF, JPEG

Language

English

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Original Format

newspaper

Files

Citation

J.J. Stevens, “Greeley Tribune: Laramie a "gem of the Rockies" or Sodom? (1887),” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed November 26, 2022, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/159.