Documents Tagged ‘Eaton Street’

“Diamond Lil” Found In Cell; Keeps Silence

Archive Entry Date: 12/27/1931

Diamond Lil, a black madam in Peoria, was squeezed by the DA but refused to name names

Eaton Street, home of Diamond Lil’s resort

Archive Entry Date: 1930s

The street in the red-light district where Marie Pryor settled — and where Peoria's most famous 20th-century madam plied her trade