B Street

B Street

The Notorious Playground of Coulee Dam

eBook - 2008
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B Street tells stories about the street of shops, restaurants, bars, and brothels where the workmen who built the Grand Coulee Dam spent their recreational hours and wages. From the beginning, B Street was the place to play and let off steam for the white workingmen who had faced the hard times of the Depression. It was a raucous playground that denied blacks and most dark-skinned Indians access to the frivolity, good times, and pretty ladies that were the main attractions of that provocative place. --From publisher's description.
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, Ă2008
ISBN: 9780295803340
0295803347
9780295988535
0295988533
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 155 pages) : illustrations, maps
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