State v. Georgia Porter

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Georgia Porter
Case Date: 
1917
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Prostitute, Knowingly Associating w

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
47
Notes / Description: 

State charges Porter with being engaged in the operation of a house of prostitution in Dyersburg. She was charged $50.00 and an imposed a work-house sentence of ninety days. Porter was landlady to a house with a dance hall, electric piano, sharing housing with five other women, one of whom Marie Graves.