10/25/14 9:00am
This rare, circa-1930 sign from a Long Island bar warns prostitutes that they must be free of venereal diseases before attempting to solicit customers. (Credit: Rachel Young)

This rare, circa-1930 sign from a Long Island bar warns prostitutes that they must be free of venereal diseases before attempting to solicit customers. (Credit: Rachel Young)

She called herself “Madam Pamn.” And what a sight she must have been, sashaying from the Long Island Rail Road train in Greenport from New York City every Friday afternoon, a trail of working girls behind her. (more…)