Prohibition era disposal of illegal alcohol confiscated by the government. Alcohol played a major role in Fitzgerald's life; he was an alcoholic and likely died so young due to the effect his addiction had on his health.

Bootlegging In America

New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer,

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This map shows you where to find 26 of the best hidden bars in New York City

This map shows you where to find 26 of the best hidden bars in New York City - Travel Prep

Cheers to end of Prohibition: the ins an outs of the golden age of moonshine

These days it seems like the city is over saturated with wannabe prohibition era style bars. From (not so) secret entrances and underground locations these modern era interpretations are of course.

Today in Social Sciences...: Prohibition and the consolidation of the mafia in the USA

Citizens in a bar celebrate the end of alcohol prohibition in the United States. December Luckily Susan La Flesche Picotte wasn't alive to see that all of her hard work toward ending the sale of alcohol ended

The Speakeasy - Grandaddy Roy (Leroy) would take Goppy Lil there after the horse races. She was usually the only woman there!

Jewel in the Rough: the Townhouse/Del Monte Speakeasy

THIS MADE THE MOB Prohibition in the United States was a national ban on the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol, in place from 1920 to // A "Speakeasy" (or illegal bar) - "Gimme some Hooch!

After the annulment of the Prohibition a truck with beer barrels delights the crowd, New York, USA, Photograph, Around 1930. Photo by Imagno/Getty Image - Photo by Imagno/Getty Image

December 5th is Repeal Day! 10 Facts About Prohibition's End

Celebrate the repeal of Prohibition today at pm! This is how they celebrated the repeal in San Francisco: After the annulment of the prohibition a truck with beer barrels delights the crowd in New York.

Prohibition was definitely not one of those shining points in American history. In fact, attempts to regulate alcohol consumption go way back to the early days in US (even during the Colonial period).    This infographic spells out a history of attempts (and failures) of alcohol legistlation, protests, repeals and so on... (read more...)

Prohibition by the Numbers

Prohibition was definitely not one of those shining points in American history. In fact, attempts to regulate alcohol consumption go way back to the early days in US (even during the Colonial period).This infographic spells out a history of attempts

Children scramble on Van Brunt and Sackett Streets to scoop up wine from the gutters and sewers after it is dumped by Prohibition Agents.

Children scramble on Van Brunt and Sackett Streets to scoop up wine from the gutters and sewers after it is dumped by Prohibition Agents.

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