• Gilbert Peter Gia deposited Mme. Brignaudy In the Bakersfield Tenderloin, 1905-1933, V15 on Humanities Commons 4 years, 2 months ago

    This account follows the public and private life of Marie Brignaudy in the male-dominated world of Bakersfield vice, 1905-1933. Included are descriptions of her hotel, saloon, and cribs and examples of the cooperative and adversarial relationships she had with the Kern County Board of Supervisors, the Bakersfield City Council, and Bakersfield’s vice kings.