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    Moonshine Still

    Prohibition

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    Women with handgun and jar of moonshine in Calhoun County, WV early 1900s

    A tower of alcohol being burnt during Prohibition....

    woman drinking moonshine

    Moonshining clan with a customer bringing their stash out of the West Virginia woods circa 1928!

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    Because of prohibition there was a high demand on alcohol. Bootleggers were people who traveled around selling illegal alcohol to people who wanted to buy.

    Enoch was a fiddle maker in eastern tennessee who also ran moonshine down the side of lookout mountain.

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    Women bootleggers - prohibition

    1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

    Those Titanic crew members who were required to give evidence to the US Senate enquiry into the sinking were given a tour of the US capital.

    Gotta wonder how badly these guys were swearing that a sign was required. From 1951, National Library of Wales uploads to Flickr Commons.

    C.G. Davis - Blue Monday, ca 1880

    Monet, right, in his garden at Giverny, 1922.

    Female lieutenant in Medical Services, 1944-45

    Frederick Fritz Pollard Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920.

    Bootlegging is the illegal traffic in liquor in violation of legislative restrictions on its manufacture, sale, or transportation. It originally got it's name from concealing flasks of illegal liquor in boot tops.

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