The Dumas Brothel

Shedding a Red-Light On "The Dumas Hotel"

Shedding a Red-Light On "The Dumas Hotel"

Here's the backstory for the song, "The Dumas Hotel." My great-aunt Ruby Garrett was the last madam of The Dumas Hotel in Butte, Montana. Not only that, she served two prison sentences; one for manslaughter in 1959 and the other for tax evasion in 1981.