A woman hiding illegal bottles of beer under her skirt in special underwear pockets during the American Prohibition (coloured photo), American Photographer, century) / Private Collection / Peter Newark American Pictures / The Bridgeman Art
Newspaper headlines announcing the voting in of Prohibition: this implemented a ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverage. Prohibition began in 1920 and ended in 1933
Agents pouring out alcohol during a raid during Prohibition. The amendment and subsequent Prohibition led to more organized crime centered around the alcohol trade. With the demand for alcohol concealment, the hip flask market exploded.