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.

From the Mid-Week Pictorial, Jennie MacGregor, scooped up by the Minneapolis police on April 1924 for “dispensing wet goods” from her bootlegger’s life preserver. Its caption was headed with “A.

Astrid Lindgren - just like the heroic little girl she wrote about, one of my all-time favorite book character, Pippi Longstocking.

Gästblogg: Om Kitty och trädklättring

speak easy cards found in Vinnie's pockets when his jacket was taken to be laundered. How simply thrilling

speak easy cards found in Vinnie's pockets when his jacket was taken to be laundered. The top card is really nice, colros and fonts. Looks like a combination of printed and stamped text.

Doctors to disclose ties with pharma: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/17/health/policy/us-to-tell-drug-makers-to-disclose-payments-to-doctors.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

U.S. to Tell Drug Makers to Disclose Payments to Doctors

Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes & Capers -- 60 Minute Gourmet

Protesters march during prohibition, Chicago 1920s

BEER!

The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.

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

Myrna Darby~A Ziegfeld girl from 1925, at the age of 17, until 1929, when she died at the age of only 21 from a heart condition.

Myrna Darby Ziegfeld Follies Girl Photography by Alfred Cheney Johnston, the official photographer of the Zeigfeld Follies

March 27, 1933, Chicago: Mountains of beer cases, waiting to be filled when prohibition is lifted and beer production can start up. Schoenhofen Brewery, 1900 W. 18th Street.

March Chicago: Mountains of beer cases, waiting to be filled when prohibition is lifted and beer production can start up. Schoenhofen Brewery, 1900 W.

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