Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

Prohibition, Detroit, Michigan

Item

Prohibition Rum Runners
Prohibition Rum Runners
Hiding whiskey under dress
Police boats to catch rum runners
Detroit News

Title

Prohibition, Detroit, Michigan

Description

This series of photographs including a picture of the headline from the Detroit News December 1933, when Prohibition ended, and labeled photographs of "Rum Runners". 

The views include Riopelle Street, Police Boats, the Detroit River looking from Windsor towards Detroit, and a woman with whiskey under a dress.

The exact locations, dates of photographs and names of persons in the photographs are unknown.

Subject

Prohibition

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Date

1919/1933

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Original Format

film negative

Collection

Citation

“Prohibition, Detroit, Michigan,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed May 30, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/8231.
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