At the turn of the twentieth century, two distinct, yet at times
overlapping, male same-sex sexual subcultures had emerged in the
Pacific Northwest: one among the men and boys who toiled in the
region's logging, fishing, mining, farming, and railroad-building
industries; the other among the young urban white-collar workers
of the emerging corporate order. Boag draws on police logs, court
records, and newspaper accounts to create a vivid... more...