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Adolph Fontroy and William Gentry, prisoners 9303 and 9498

Adolph Fontroy and William Gentry, prisoners 9303 and 9498
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: January 25, 1901
This photograph shows inmates, Adolph Fantroy, prisoner #9303 and William Gentry, prisoner #9498. Variations of spelling for Adolph Fantroy includes Fontroy. William Gentry was received at Kansas State Penitentiary on October 25, 1900 from Labette County, Kansas for prostitution.


Squirrel Tooth Alice

Squirrel Tooth Alice
Date: Between 1870 and 1880
A studio portrait of Squirrel Tooth Alice. Born Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Haley in Belton, Texas, in 1855, she ran away from home as a teen and became a dance hall girl first in Abilene, Kansas, and later Ellsworth and Dodge City. She eventually settled in Sweetwater, Texas, where she owned and operated a brothel and dancehall until 1921. Her unusual nickname was derived from her professional alias, Alice, a small gap in her front teeth, and her fondness for prairie dogs, which she kept as pets.


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