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The petticoat parade : Madam Monnier and the Roe Street brothels / Leigh Straw.

The petticoat parade : Madam Monnier and the Roe Street brothels / Leigh Straw.
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ISBN 9781760990558
Author Straw, Leigh, 1978- (author)
Title The petticoat parade : Madam Monnier and the Roe Street brothels / Leigh Straw.
Other title Madam Monnier and the Roe Street brothels
Publisher &/or associated date/s Fremantle, WA : Fremantle Press, ©2021.
©2021.
Description 199 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Madam Marie Monnier (aka Josie de Bray) owned most of Roe Street from World War I up to the 1940s. But her business prowess was not appreciated by everyone because Madam Monnier reigned over 'Tail-light Alley'- the centre of Perth's brothel district. In the course of her life, Madam Monnier would survive a shooting, and incarceration in a concentration camp. She was just one of many colourful friends and competitors who lived and worked in the notorious precinct. This social history explores the private world of the madams, brothel keepers and prostitutes who kept the secrets of the city even as they paraded in their petticoats on the verandas of the Rue de Roe.
Subjects Monnier, Marie-Louise
De Bray, Josie
Procuresses -- Australia
Prostitution -- Western Australia
Prostitution -- Western Australia -- Kalgoorlie
Brothels -- Western Australia -- Perth
Perth (W.A.) -- History
Call number 2021.242
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A00947432 2021.242
General Collection   . Available to Museum Staff .  
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