Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Cotton Club - Inside the speakeasies of the The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

A woman hiding illegal bottles of beer under her skirt in special underwear pockets during the American Prohibition (1920-33) (coloured photo)

A woman hiding illegal bottles of beer under her skirt in special underwear pockets during the American Prohibition (coloured photo), American Photographer, century) / Private Collection / Peter Newark American Pictures / The Bridgeman Art

Central Coast Brewing's The Prohibition Serie by Guru Design

Central Coast Brewing's The Prohibition Series

Barrels of alcohol were dumped during the prohibition in Detroit in the 1920’s.

Barrels of alcohol were dumped during the prohibition in Detroit in the 1920’s.

prohibition era moonshine

At the Prohibition Bar

Dry agents with confiscated stills (courtesy: The Denver Post)

A judge’s ruling against the prohibition is just the latest in a long list of self- and Twitter-inflicted wounds.

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A judge’s ruling against the prohibition is just the latest in a long list of self- and Twitter-inflicted wounds.

Gertrude ‘Cleo’ Lythgoe, also known as the Bahama Queen or the Queen of Rum Row. She was the only woman to hold a wholesale liquor license in Nassau, Bahamas during the prohibition era and went on exploits alongside notorious rum-runners such as Bill McCoy. She used her charm and business savvy wit to send shipload after shipload of the finest whiskey to America while never breaking the law.

Gertrude ‘Cleo’ Lythgoe Also known as the Bahama Queen or the Queen of Rum Row. Definitely one of my favorite women in history. She was the only woman to hold a wholesale liquor license in Nassau,.

Barrels of alcohol were dumped during the prohibition in Detroit in the 1920’s.

Barrels of alcohol were dumped during the prohibition in Detroit in the 1920’s.

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