A bootlegger arrested by the Minneapolis police displays her apparatus for dispensing "wet goods" during prohibition. April 10, 1924. The term "bootlegging" was popularized when thousands of city dwellers would sell liquor from flasks they kept in their boot leg all across major cities.

A bootlegger arrested by the Minneapolis police displays her apparatus for dispensing "wet goods" during prohibition. April 10, 1924. The term "bootlegging" was popularized when thousands of city dwellers would sell liquor from flasks they kept in their boot leg all across major cities.

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During Prohibition, a patient could obtain medicinal alcohol and then legally buy liquor from the pharmacy or the physician.

During Prohibition, a patient could obtain medicinal alcohol and then legally buy liquor from the pharmacy or the physician.

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The Cotton Club, pictured, was a famous jazz music night club located in Harlem, New York City, and operated from 1923 to 1940

The Cotton Club, pictured, was a famous jazz music night club located in Harlem, New York City, and operated from 1923 to 1940

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this sign is hanging in my favorite Utica, NY bar representing good ol' Utica Club

this sign is hanging in my favorite Utica, NY bar representing good ol' Utica Club

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Prohibition in the United States - This 1902 illustration from the Hawaiian Gazette newspaper humorously illustrates the Anti-Saloon League and the Women's Christian Temperance Union's campaign against the producers and sellers of beers in Hawaii.

Prohibition in the United States - This 1902 illustration from the Hawaiian Gazette newspaper humorously illustrates the Anti-Saloon League and the Women's Christian Temperance Union's campaign against the producers and sellers of beers in Hawaii.

During the alcohol prohibition (1919-1933), the transportation and brewing/cultivation of alcohol was prohibited. Some people who brewed Moonshine (a type of whiskey) did it in the middle of a fore…

During the alcohol prohibition (1919-1933), the transportation and brewing/cultivation of alcohol was prohibited. Some people who brewed Moonshine (a type of whiskey) did it in the middle of a fore…

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