The End of Prohibition–Let’s Party!

tumblr_lvr9k9DSjF1qc1ca1o1_500Seventy-nine years ago today, Prohibition ended. The historic date–December 5, 1933–came when Utah, that majority-Mormon, anti-alcohol state, became the 36th state to ratify the 21st amendment that repealed the 18th amendment. To be honest, many if not most cities and states had quit trying to enforce Prohibition years earlier. It was too costly and too impossible. 

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  1. […] All said, the Cabaret has always been decidedly Wet and scofflaw, and feel it is more than time to crack open that stashed bottle of the Real McCoy and celebrate the long overdue death of this “noble experiment” [image from Mary Miley's Twenties Blog]. […]

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