I was sure I had better photos from the “Booze, Broads and Jazz” tour, and I did! In particular, I have a not-blurry photo of Jake. So I’m pretty darned happy about that.
These attractive balconies were not just an architectural feature; they were one place lookouts perched to sound the alarms when the dry agents showed up.
The Hotel Milwaukee was owned by Goon Dip. He was a successful Seattle businessman with a hotel that contained at least, a western-style casino, a Chinese-style casino, a bar, a lower priced brothel and an upstairs brothel with “high-end girls.” (I guess it’s like going to Target versus going to Nordstrom’s.)
He also recruited workers for canneries in Alaska.
And here is Jake in her non-blurry splendor.