Sneak a Drink!

During the 13 years that Prohibition laws were on the books, inventive Americans developed many ways to sneak a drink. Let’s look at a few: 

Walking sticks enjoyed a surge in popularity after men found they could conceal a good deal of alcohol inside a hollowed out stick with a screw top.

Walking sticks enjoyed a surge in popularity after men found they could conceal a good deal of alcohol inside a hollowed out stick with a screw top.

 

Ladies could take advantage of their high heels to insert a flask that carried enough for at least one drink.

Ladies could take advantage of their high heels to insert a flask that carried enough for at least one drink.

 

And the ever popular garter flask suited many flappers.

And the ever popular garter flask suited many flappers.

 

The easiest concealment was probably a bulky coat. This woman seems to be wearing enough liquor for a party!

The easiest concealment was probably a bulky coat. This woman seems to be wearing enough liquor for a party!

 

This woman is ready for a big evening out.

This young lady is ready for a big evening out.

 

A coat could cover a lot.

The right coat could cover a lot of hooch.

 

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