Thursday, October 27, 2011

Police pour liquor into sewer following a raid during prohibition

Congress passed the "Volstead Act" on October 28, 1919.

Title: [New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height of prohibition]

Date Created/Published: [1921?] Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-123257 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Call Number: NYWTS - SUBJ/GEOG--Prohibition--General [P&P] [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Notes: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Title devised by Library staff using information from photo slug.

Subjects: Prohibition--New York (State)--New York--1920-1930. Format: Alcoholic beverages--1920-1930. Photographic prints--1920-1930. Collections: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand.

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