The Resource Prohibition in Washington, D.C. : how dry we weren't, Garrett Peck., (ebook)

Prohibition in Washington, D.C. : how dry we weren't, Garrett Peck., (ebook)

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Prohibition in Washington, D.C. : how dry we weren't
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Prohibition in Washington, D.C.
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how dry we weren't
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Garrett Peck.
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eng
Summary
Even in the city where the Eighteenth Amendment was passed, the party went on-a history of bootleggers and speakeasies in the nation's capital. Despite the passage of the Volstead Act, it was estimated that in 1929, bootleggers brought twenty-two thousand gallons of whiskey, moonshine, and other spirits into Washington, DC's speakeasies-every week. The bathtub gin-swilling capital dwellers made the most of Prohibition. This rollicking history brims with stories of vice-topped off with vintage cocktail recipes and garnished with a walking tour of former speakeasies. Discover an underground city ruled not by organized crime but by amateur bootleggers, where publicly teetotaling congressmen could get a stiff drink behind House office doors and the African American community of U Street was humming with a new sound called jazz. Includes photos!
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Midwest
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Peck, Garrett
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363.4/109753
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Prohibition
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages
  • Electronic books
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Historic sites
  • Cocktails
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adult
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Prohibition in Washington, D.C. : how dry we weren't, Garrett Peck., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781614230892
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12304782
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Prohibition in Washington, D.C. : how dry we weren't, Garrett Peck., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614230892
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12304782
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12304782
System control number
MWT12304782
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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