The First Vice Lord: Big Jim Colosemo and the Ladies of the Levee

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THE FIRST VICE LORD is the story of the life and death of Big Jim Colosimo and Chicago's infamous segregated red-light district--the Levee. For the first time, the true story is told of the colorful characters who peopled the Levee from the time of the Columbian Exposition to the Roaring Twenties, clearly the most colorful period in Chicago's history. The product of five years of research through Chicago daily newspapers, magazines, and periodicals, and books on the city's history, it documents the story as it occurred, ...

The First Vice Lord: Big Jim Colosemo and the Ladies of the Levee 2008, Cumberland House Publishing, 319

ISBN-13: 9781581826395

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