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Today In Gay – June 1, 1899: NYC Tammany Hall Investigation Focus’ On Paresis Hall, “Fairy Sexual Degenerate” Hangout

In 1899 and 1900, a New York state special legislative committee was formed to investigate the corruption of Tammany Hall. The city’s Democratic bosses’ corruption notwithstanding, the Republican-led state investigation took on a decidedly...