American Spirits: Images

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Release dated: 
August 5, 2013
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American Spirits: Images

“American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition,” at the Minnesota History Center, Nov. 9, 2013 – March 16, 2014

These images may be used for editorial purposes in magazines, newspapers and online to promote “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition,” Nov. 9, 2013 – March 16, 2014 at the Minnesota History Center. Credit information is listed.

Carry Nation hatchet

Hatchet used by Carry Nation, 1901

From the Collection of the Kansas Historical Society

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21st Amendment

21st Amendment Congressional Resolution and Notification, 1933

Minnesota Historical Society

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Mr Dry bar set

“Mr. Dry” bar set, ca. 1920s

On loan from the Museum of American Political Life, University of Hartford

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Beer bottle

Budweiser beer bottle, 1933

Courtesy of the Anheuser-Busch Archives

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Mugshot Photo Op

“Mugshot” lineup with life-size figures of Al Capone, Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky

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Tossing Beer

New York City Deputy Police Commissioner watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid, about 1921

Courtesy Library of Congress

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