This picture here is of a Sunday school group attempting to sway the local populace’s position on the subject of prohibition. Prohibition was both introduced and repealed in most provinces in the 1920s. The prohibition that was imposed at the time led to a sort of cultural shift where criminals began to be idolized. Mobsters who smuggled alcohol were admired and many people began to spend their time in illegal clubs called speakeasies.
December 5th is Repeal Day! 10 Facts About Prohibition's End
1920 - Prohibition went into effect in the U.S. What kind of liquor would you bootleg if you lived during this era? Personally wed roll out barrel after barrel of vodka. #TodayInHistory #Prohibition #USA #Liquor