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The end of Prohibition

Wisconsin celebrates the end of Prohibition, 1933

Schlitz Train Celebrating End of Prohibition Schlitz Train Celebrating End of Prohibition

Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:01a.m. on April 7, 1933. Pictured from left: R.D. Miller, Superintendent; (on front footboard) Jesse Worner, Yardman; (in front of draw casting) A. Basta, Fireman; Edward Wroblewski, (on running board above front beam) Anton Plewa, Conductor; (between Conductor and woman) William H. Kay, Engineer. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. April 7, 1933.
   
Celebrating the End of Prohibition Celebrating the End of Prohibition

Overhead view of bar and crowd in Fauerbach Brewing Co. tavern, 651 Williamson St., celebrating the end of Prohibition, April 7, 1933.
   
Fauerbach Brewery Tavern Fauerbach Brewery Tavern

Crowd in Fauerbach Brewery tavern, 651 Williamson St., with men and women drinking and toasting. A small band plays in the background, April 7, 1933.
   
Revelers Celebrate the End of Prohibition Revelers Celebrate the End of Prohibition

Men and women celebrate around a table on which bottles of various alcoholic beverages are placed. They hold a sign that says, "In Compliance with the 18th Amendment. No intoxicating liquor allowed on the premises."
   
Governor Schmedeman Signs the Beer Bill Governor Schmedeman Signs the Beer Bill

Governor Albert G. Schmedeman signs the Beer Bill with 14 men observing, June 2, 1933.
   
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