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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.

"Dora DuFran"

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Image Citation:

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