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Mugshots of Infamous Montreal Prostitutes From The 1940’s

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These mugshots of infamous Montreal prostitutes from the 1940’s will get you a real glimpse of how the Canadian city’s nightlife used to be during World War II and after.

Prostitution in Montreal was a very common practice in the 1940’s, the city actually acquiring a sort of recognition in this domain back in the day, having people from the surroundings coming in late at night in search for “a good time”.

Hundreds of prostitutes and madams were arrested during the 1940’s on the streets of Montreal or in local brothels that basically served anyone who dared to enter their “doors”.

Anna Labelle, aka Mrs. Emile Beauchamp, arrested for prostitution & for keeping a brothel

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Annie Parker, arrested in a connection with an investigation into prostitution

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Blanche Martin, arrested for keeping a brothel

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Fleurette Dubois, arrested for keeping a brothel

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Germaine Giraud, arrested in a connection with an investigation into prostitution

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Gisele Roy, aka Marie-Jeanne Lambert, arrested for prostitution

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Jeanine Lebrun, arrested for running a brothel

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Liliane Brown, aka Ida Katz, arrested for being a major brothel owner during the Second World War

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Lina Tony, arrested for running several brothels in Montreal

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Delicato Bizante Lucie, arrested for being a major brothel owner. A character in the “Montréal Ville Ouverte” miniseries portrayed her.

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Madeleine Gagnon, arrested in a connection with an investigation into prostitution

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Mary Shepperd, arrested in a connection with an investigation into prostitution

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Written by T.B.V.

Passionate Explorer and Co-Founder @Gipsy_Ninja & @PencilNex. Life's short, go out with a bang!