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.
- Buffalo Girls (1995): - It’s important to look at all films made for purely entertainment purposes with a very critical eye. Be sure to thoroughly research each event before trusting its accuracy.
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Additional archives can be accessed by contacting the city archivist at 605-578-2082.
Weiser, Kathy. “The Painted Ladies of Deadwood Gulch.” The Painted Ladies of Deadwood Gulch, Legends of America, Apr. 2017, www.legendsofamerica.com/sd-deadwoodpaintedladies/2/.