LAPD Cracks Down on Non-Asian Women Working in ‘Oriental Cafes,’ March 10, 1914

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March 10, 1914:

Here’s another item I found at the city archives. Non-Asian women working at “Oriental cafes” except entertainers “does not comport with public welfare and morals.”

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2 Responses to LAPD Cracks Down on Non-Asian Women Working in ‘Oriental Cafes,’ March 10, 1914

  1. Benito says:

    I guess “Oriental cafes” is code for a different kind of business, as in monkey business.

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