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Sources: Americans Head South Para Apostar

Los Angeles Times, “Before Las Vegas, Tijuana was Southern California’s Glitzy Escape,” Christopher Reynolds, Sept. 16, 2007,

Reno Evening Gazette, “Horde of Thirsty Cross Line for Wet Revel,” March 30, 1920.

“San Diego Yesterday,” Richard W. Crawford, 2013.

The Bakersfield Californian, “Mexicali Land Mark Burns,” Feb. 10, 1920.

“The Journal of San Diego History,” “U.S. Entrepreneurs and the Growth of Tijuana’s Vice Industry, 1908-1935,” Lawrence D. Taylor, Summer 2002,

The Kokomo Tribune, “Old West Never Saw Such Gambling as Rages Just Across the U.S. Border,” June 7, 1929.