A bootlegger arrested by the Minneapolis police displays her apparatus for dispensing "wet goods" during prohibition. April 10, 1924. The term "bootlegging" was popularized when thousands of city dwellers would sell liquor from flasks they kept in their boot leg all across major cities.

A bootlegger arrested by the Minneapolis police displays her apparatus for dispensing "wet goods" during prohibition. April 10, 1924. The term "bootlegging" was popularized when thousands of city dwellers would sell liquor from flasks they kept in their boot leg all across major cities.

Astrid Lindgren - just like the heroic little girl she wrote about, one of my all-time favorite book character, Pippi Longstocking.

Gästblogg: Om Kitty och trädklättring

Astrid Lindgren - just like the heroic little girl she wrote about, one of my all-time favorite book character, Pippi Longstocking.

speak easy cards found in Vinnie's pockets when his jacket was taken to be laundered. How simply thrilling

speak easy cards found in Vinnie's pockets when his jacket was taken to be laundered. How simply thrilling

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution ended what had been called America’s “noble experiment.”   The experiment was Prohibition – a nationwide ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.  The ban had been in place for nearly 14 years.

15 Surprising Facts About Prohibition

On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution ended what had been called America’s “noble experiment.” The experiment was Prohibition – a nationwide ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. The ban had been in place for nearly 14 years.

Myrna Darby~A Ziegfeld girl from 1925, at the age of 17, until 1929, when she died at the age of only 21 from a heart condition.

Myrna Darby~A Ziegfeld girl from 1925, at the age of 17, until 1929, when she died at the age of only 21 from a heart condition.

March 27, 1933, Chicago: Mountains of beer cases, waiting to be filled when prohibition is lifted and beer production can start up. Schoenhofen Brewery, 1900 W. 18th Street.

March 27, 1933, Chicago: Mountains of beer cases, waiting to be filled when prohibition is lifted and beer production can start up. Schoenhofen Brewery, 1900 W. 18th Street.

London Speakeasies -- Hidden bars hark back to the days of prohibition... when drinking was still totally legal in the UK, and a hidden bar would have made no sense whatsoever. But if sense was what we were after, we wouldn’t be drinking, so here’s our list of the best hush-hush watering holes in the capital…

London Speakeasies -- Hidden bars hark back to the days of prohibition... when drinking was still totally legal in the UK, and a hidden bar would have made no sense whatsoever. But if sense was what we were after, we wouldn’t be drinking, so here’s our list of the best hush-hush watering holes in the capital…

Bonnie and Clyde death car. Taken right after the shooting (yes they're in the car). Bonnie had 53 bullets in her and Clyde had 51.

Bonnie and Clyde death car. Taken right after the shooting (yes they're in the car). Bonnie had 53 bullets in her and Clyde had 51.

Doctors to disclose ties with pharma: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/17/health/policy/us-to-tell-drug-makers-to-disclose-payments-to-doctors.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

U.S. to Tell Drug Makers to Disclose Payments to Doctors

Doctors to disclose ties with pharma: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/17/health/policy/us-to-tell-drug-makers-to-disclose-payments-to-doctors.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Flamingo 1½ oz. White Rum 1½ oz Pineapple Juice ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice ¼ oz. Grenadine Ice

Flamingo 1½ oz. White Rum 1½ oz Pineapple Juice ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice ¼ oz. Grenadine Ice

Vintage Vixen. This would have been good for Halloween when I was a Flapper from the 1920s.

HALLOWEEN HAIR TUTORIAL #1

Vintage Vixen. This would have been good for Halloween when I was a Flapper from the 1920s.

Al Capone: Known as Scarface, he was the most famous criminal in the world; as a bootlegger and gangster, who was responsible for the St.Valentine's Day Massacre

Al Capone: Known as Scarface, he was the most famous criminal in the world; as a bootlegger and gangster, who was responsible for the St.Valentine's Day Massacre

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