CA ‘49ers labeled women w/names: Ladies of the line & sporting women. Cowboys dubbed them soiled doves. Trails of Kansas, used terms: Daughters of sin, doves of the roost, & nymphs du prairie & among dozens of others. The biggest difference in the American West was the presence of girls in saloons. This was unheard of east of the Missouri River, except in German beer halls, where the daughters or wives of the owners, often served as barmaids and waitresses.