Category: prohibition

Lady demonstrating how a book could be used to…

Lady demonstrating how a book could be used to conceal a flask during Prohibition. USA, circa 1927

The day before prohibition: Pictures of people drinking beer…

The day before prohibition: Pictures of people drinking beer before 1920.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, New York, June 14, 1922

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The Graphic, England, July 20, 1929

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Prohibition Movement Started In The 1800s For …

In 1830, American consumption of alcohol peaked at what is roughly 7 gallons of ethanol (pure alcohol) a year. That is the equivalent of 1.7 bottles of standard 80-proof liquor, per person, per week.

I Said I Was Thirsty, Not Dirty

The Davidsonian, Davidson, North Carolina, October 9, 1924

The Graphic, England, January 25, 1930

The Graphic, England, January 25, 1930

Judge Magazine, December 1921

Judge Magazine, December 1921

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania, July 17, 1927

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania, July 17, 1927

The World, New York, New York, April 24, 1899

The World, New York, New York, April 24, 1899