A woman hiding illegal bottles of beer under her skirt in special underwear pockets during the American Prohibition (1920-33) (coloured photo)

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

Prohibition. And then came Capone, La Cosa Nostra, and the Chicago we al know and love.

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

Madcap Frenzy: graphic design, diy, papercrafts and everything in-between: End of the Roaring 20s: 1920s Speakeasy Birthday Party Printables...

Madcap Frenzy: graphic design, diy, papercrafts and everything in-between: End of the Roaring Speakeasy Birthday Party Printables

If this isn't a reason to party June 30th, I don't know what is!

Photo of Liquor store just days before prohibition in 1919

Prohibition in the 1920s did not stop people from buying, selling, or consuming alcohol. Illegally bootlegging made some people very rich.

Ken Burns' 'Prohibition' Recalls A Law So Strict It Was (Tee)totally Doomed

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.

Important event: Prohibition 1920 - 1933. People had Speakeasies for alcoholic drinks after the eighteenth amendment was ratified.

Important event: Prohibition 1920 - People had Speakeasies for alcoholic drinks after the eighteenth amendment was ratified.

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