Prohibition Era artifacts and colorized pictures

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Bureau of Prohibition 1920's

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    Women's Org for Prohibition Reforrm

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    A woman at a soda fountain cafe pours alcohol into her drink from her cane.

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    Policeman stands alongside a wrecked car and several cases of moonshine.

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    New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach (right) watches as agents pour liquor into a sewer following a raid during the height of Prohibition.

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    A couple of bootleggers and their car are apprehended by the Capitol police after a wild chase through the busiest streets of Washington.


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    Comedian Ernest Hare expressing his thoughts on Prohibition in 1921.

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    Prohibition Whiskey that washed up on Margate Beach, NJ, in 1992.

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    Prohibition era flask book. Used to hide the liquor.

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    A popular shaker disguised as a trophy. Rearrange the parts and you get a cocktail shaker :snicker:


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    One of the first cases on beer to go out after the break of Prohibition in 1933.

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  2. Butcher

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    Awesome thread
     
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    so they are just guessing at most of the colors.... Ok
     
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    Somehow computers can identify colors from black and white photographs.
     
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    It's a stretch to imagine whiskey as being brown....
     
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    Somebody piss in your shine?
     
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    Great pics lt
     
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    god be with the days..time flys
     
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    One of the first cases on beer to go out after the break of Prohibition in 1933.

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    I have one of these.

    It's from 1976.

    It's a centennial version 1876 - 1976.

    I should check it out and see if it's worth anything.

    It's just like this one but, mine is in a little better shape.

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    We will look back on marijuana prohibition someday the same and realize how pointless it was, hopefully.
     
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    It's interesting that in a time when women were demanding the right to vote, shorter bathing suits and equal rights that another group of women were so convinced that alcohol was evil.

    I know this will never happen again, but boy would I stockpile the liquor if I knew it was coming. Can't explain my current stockpile reason. :oops:
     
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    I wonder if Lemp Brewery would still be in business if it weren't for prohibition.
     
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    I think the women who thought it was evil and started these groups, were the women whose husbands either beat them while drunk or spent most of the family pay check on booze at the bar every week. :dontknow:
     
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    I agree with this. Imagine how much worse they were treated on those weeks the husbands couldn't find any illegal liquor.
     
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    Rough time. Worse for the children.
     
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    a lot of the liquor that was sold a in the speakeasies which was a places that sold liquor at that time and one of the places it still open in Chicago called Green Mill Cocktail and here is there website ishttp://greenmilljazz.com/.

    al Capone even had a booth there which is still there today.

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    The 21 Club in NYC still stands today. One of the most famous Speakeasies.

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    Great photos, but that whiskey looks like swish.
     
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