Documents Tagged ‘vice’

Old Peoria: As Wide Open As The Gateway To Hell

Archive Entry Date: 4/14/1956

From the newspaper of the All-American city, a guided tour of the old “Empire of Vice”

Bomb Blasts Peoria Home of Prosecutor

Archive Entry Date: 12/16/49

When he refused to let Peoria be an “open town,” the state's attorney had his life threatened

The Peoria Protest

Archive Entry Date: 10/4/25

Prohibition seemed to many Peorians a violation of fundamental human rights