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Dora DuFran

"Dora DuFran"


Dora DuFran was a notable madam who ran a number of brothels throughout the Black Hills, starting in the early days of the gold rush.

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Additional archives can be accessed by contacting the city archivist at 605-578-2082.

Image Citation:

Weiser, Kathy. “The Painted Ladies of Deadwood Gulch.” The Painted Ladies of Deadwood Gulch, Legends of America, Apr. 2017,