Mae West: '27 Troubles
• • This panel shows images from Mae West's trial and incarceration in New York. The text shown is Mae West's essay penned after her jail term in 1927. A magazine paid the actress $1,000 to write an article. Mae donated the sum to the prison library since she noticed the female inmates had no good books to read.
Courting Mae West
• • Illustration • • Mae West • • 1927 montage from "Onstage Outlaws: Mae West and Texas Guinan in a Lawless Era" • •