Women were the front for the prohibition. they grew tired of alcohol after being mistreated by their drunken spouses for so long.

reverse psychology at it's best considering how many criminals/bootleggers "entrepreneurs" got wealthy during prohibition.

1920s prohibition posters


1920s prohibition posters This is another poster about prohibition. I chose it because it asks a great question. Are people willing to spend money on alcohol or on soldiers at war.

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Vintage poster on safety



Every time you think your vote doesn't count, remember that someone fought for it.

Italian Mafia Pictures | New York mafia circa 1929, about the time the mafia was getting its ...

In 14 February 1929, St Valentine’s Day, four men disguised as police walked into a garage on North Clark Street, Chicago, lined up the seven people inside against the wall and shot them dead. At the height of the 1920s - the era of Prohibition, which was dominated by gangsters - the murder of seven men stunned the nation. It was later revealed that Chicago mobster Al Capone ordered the ‘hit’ but that the real target, mob leader George ‘Bugs’ Moran, escaped the carnage. Ultimately, the St Va...

Runaway Teenage Slave from Kentucky was helped two Freedom by these two Wisconsin Union Soldiers in 1862. They disguised her as a Mullato Soldier Boy. (From the Library of Congress)

Want to see what hate looks like? Here it is - Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, upon hearing that his photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt, (famous photographer for Life Magazine,) was Jewish. On May 1st, 1945, when it became apparent even to him that Germany would lose the war, Joseph Goebbels gave poison to his six children, and then shot his wife and himself.

The Prohibition was started in 1920, and lasted until 1933. Because of the many bootleggers became popular. Also so did "speak easies" or hidden bars. Because of the Prohibition the mob started in America which consisted of smuggling alcohol. It slowly died away when it was started.

☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ This poster encouraging blood tests for syphilis warns of the danger of the disease: 'Syphilis may cause heart trouble, blindness, deafness, mental disorders. Have your blood tested.' A Works Progress Administration/Federal Art Project poster, c. 1941.

May 31,1921The Tulsa Riots was the worst riot in American History. 15K Blacks were left homeless, Appr. 300 - 3000 died, wounded and/or missing, 1500 homes were burned to the ground & over 600 Black owned businesses were bombed in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was the 1st American city bombed by airplanes. More people died this day than in any single event since the Civil War. White historians wiped their footprints from the sand. Reference can't be found in any history books...