Mary Drenke, a Barbary Coast dancehall worker and pickpocket. Sent to County Jail in 1874 for petty larceny. What was known as the Barbary Coast in the early days was the district from Stockton to Sansome Streets on Broadway, Pacific and Jackson Streets. Later it was confined to Pacific Street from Stockton to Sansome Streets.
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Jesse Brown Cook Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement
BANC PIC 1996.003:Volume 21:141b--fALB
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