Dec. 21, 1933: From the Mid-Week Pictorial. Americans visiting Paris celebrated the end of Prohibition in the United States in a “real two-fisted manner,” its original caption stated. Photo: The New York Times
Revelers celebrate the end of Prohibition, 1933. This unidentified group of drinkers celebrated the repeal of Prohibition by posing for a photo in which they burned a sign reading “In Compliance With The 18th Amendment, No Intoxicating Liquor Allowed On The Premises.” Photograph by Frank Scherschel.
Adolphus Busch III, August Busch Sr., August Busch Jr. pose with first case of post Prohibition repeal beer that was sent to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt after the end of Prohibition.. August Busch Sr. holds envelope addressed to the White House. (1933)