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  • The Dazzling Nightspots of Post-Prohibition America

    The Dazzling Nightspots of Post-Prohibition America

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    This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of America’s journey into the dark, dry years of Prohibition. The Eighteenth Amendment, ratified on January 16th, 1919, forbid the production, sale and transport of “intoxicating liquors,” but was ineffective in curtailing the consumption of alcohol, beer, and wine in the United States. President Woodrow Wilson vetoed the…

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George Miller

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The young generations have no experience with coal. They don’t know that keeping warm with coal was demanding work. Because coal was a major U.S. source of energy for almost three centuries, it also found its way onto postcards. This account may not refresh your memory, but it will certainly make you happy that shoveling coal is not part of your daily routine.

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