From 1869 to 1918 more than 1,200 women lived as prostitutes in Waco, Texas—-once known as 'Six-Shooter Junction.' James Pylant and Sherri Knight's book, THE OLDEST PROFESSION IN TEXAS, examines the city's complex stance on prostitution, debunks myths, and unveils—-for the first time—-the true identities of several early madams.
The Turkey Red Trust is a Scottish Charity which aims to preserve the history of the calico printing and dyeing industry and its workers in the Vale of Leven, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. History of the Works from the early 18th century to 1960 is included. [The original link is broken. This link points to an archived copy on the Wayback Machine]