The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Winter 1989, Volume 35, Number 1
Thomas L. Scharf, Editor
Prostitutes “mugging,” c. 1900. Turn-of-the-century San Diego prostitutes generally worked at “The Stables” located on Third Street in the Stingaree district.
Keno Wilson c. 1912-1915
Walter Bellon’s map of the Stingaree.
San Diego looking South from Fifth and Market, c.1888
Figure 1 (left) – Prostitutes in 1900
Figure 2 (right) – Prostitutes in 1910
The “remains” of the Stingaree (junction of Third and J Streets) as photographed on June 19, 1924.
San Diego Union
November 11, 1912, clippings of Stingaree raid.
THE PHOTOGRAPHS are courtesy of the San Diego History Center’s Title Insurance and Trust Collection.