Astrid Lindgren - just like the heroic little girl she wrote about, one of my all-time favorite book character, Pippi Longstocking.

Gästblogg: Om Kitty och trädklättring

A bootlegger arrested by the Minneapolis police displays her apparatus for dispensing "wet goods" during prohibition. April 10, 1924. The term "bootlegging" was popularized when thousands of city dwellers would sell liquor from flasks they kept in their boot leg all across major cities.

From the Mid-Week Pictorial, Jennie MacGregor, scooped up by the Minneapolis police on April 1924 for “dispensing wet goods” from her bootlegger’s life preserver. Its caption was headed with “A.

speak easy cards found in Vinnie's pockets when his jacket was taken to be laundered. How simply thrilling

speak easy cards found in Vinnie's pockets when his jacket was taken to be laundered. The top card is really nice, colros and fonts. Looks like a combination of printed and stamped text.

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Cotton Club - Inside the speakeasies of the The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

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Let's Not Call The Whole Thing Off: Tomato Deal Reached

Vintage Coca-Cola ad circa 1905 I'm a fan of vintage advertising since the same rules apply today. Leading the viewer to a focal point and making the gist of the ad pop out for an easy read.

Protesters march during prohibition, Chicago 1920s

BEER!

The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.

Gin Punch - made this for a party this past weekend and it was a hit! Although it was summer, still was a refreshing punch that wasn't wintery. Will keep this recipe for the next bash!

Gin Punch

Gin Punch The talented duo behind New York Citys ever-popular Employees Only offer up this reworked, Jerry Thomas classic in their book, Speakeasy: Classic Cocktails Reimagined From New Yorks Employees Bar.

Discovered by a hiker in Pennsylvania. I love this. Who built it? And when? It's like the curtain is pulled back to view a tiny glimpse of history and my imagination takes flight. Awesome!

Pillar-Discovered while hiking in the woods along Devil's Hole Creek, Monroe County, Pa. The ruins are of a hunting lodge built early in the last century, according to a hiking guidebook. Supposedly the lodge became a speakeasy during Prohibition.

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