White Slave Traffic in Lanark County?

White Slave Traffic in Lanark County?


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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  21 Dec 1911, Thu,  Page 9


In 1910 the US passed a White Slave Act. It wasn’t because we had trouble with white slavery- it’s what they used as a title so they could get money to combat organized prostitution. Canada jumped in on the band wagon and money was raised so the Dominion would not lose our Canadian gals to white slavery. The media was all over this like warm socks and they asked each town to reply to white slavery questions. The answers from Kingston below cracked me up.

Clipped from The Winnipeg Tribune,  30 Nov 1910, Wed,  Page 4



Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  22 Oct 1913, Wed,  Page 13

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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