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Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Men and women celebrate the end of Prohibition, around a table with bottles of various alcoholic beverages. They hold a sign that says, "In Compliance With...

Date: 1908-07-16 

Description: Document outlining the platform of the Prohibition party. The document is decorated with scrollwork and calligraphy.

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Overhead view of bar and crowd in Fauerbach Brewing Co. tavern at 651 Williamson Street, celebrating the end of Prohibition.

Date: 1884 

Description: Two drawings illustrating a hyperbolic comparison between a society which permits drinking of alcoholic beverages and one that does not.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A cartoon drawing of the statue of liberty with her hands in the air and her torch falling towards the ground. Below her are six men pointing guns at her....

Date: 1919-01-17 

Description: Governor Emmanuel Philipp ratifying the 18th Amendment which made Prohibition law. From left to right: Executive Messenger, Samuel Banks; Senator George B....

Print

Beer Is Back

Date: 1933 

Description: Card advertising the return of beer for sale at the end of Prohibition. The card offered free delivery of Blatz Old Heidelberg brew to all parts of Madison...

Photograph

Newspaper Speakeasy

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Description: A keg of Prohibition Era beer in the darkroom of the "Milwaukee Sentinel" being enjoyed by newspapermen: (left to right) Red Thisted, Eddie Oroth, Guy Hels...

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Description: Advertisement for Blatz Private Stock, a "de-alcoholized" beer brewed in Milwaukee during Prohibition. Depicts a couple picnicking near a lake and mountain...

Date: 1922 

Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...

Date: 1928 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cross Country, Hop Flavored, Malt Syrup, Made and packed by, Rock Island Brewing Co....

Date: 1928 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Viking brand, Malt Syrup, distributed by E-C products Co." A large viking ship is pr...

Date: 1926 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Heidelberg Brew, Made under the formula of a famous old German brew, Val. Blatz...

Date: 1922 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label has the traditional Blatz logo, and was used for the sale of hops syrups an...

Photograph

Corben Christening

Date: 1932-08-12 

Description: RKO motion picture actress Raquel Torres christening the new model airplane manufactured in Madison by Orland Corben. Corben had flown the airplane that br...

Date: 1931 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Badger Club Special, A special process brew, alcoholic content less than 1/2 of 1% b...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Two men standing in front of two cars, one pointing a handgun at the ground and the other looking at the camera. Each man is holding a bottle, possibly ful...

Date: 1920 

Description: The silent film actors Viola Dana and Bert Lytell, wearing costumes for different productions, knock their coffee cups together in a toast that is apparent...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A cartoon created during the 1928 presidential campaign depicting bigotry displayed against Democratic candidate Al Smith. "The Sniper" is depicted as a ma...

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