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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

The Hooch Express: 1922

The Hooch Express: 1922

November 16, 1922. Cases of moonshine next to wreck of bootlegger's car in Washington, D.C. View full size. National Photo Company Collection.

 

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Synchronicity

This accident occurred on the same day that policewoman Leona King was injured when struck by a vehicle.

License Plate

So that's a Maryland plate behind the crank? Wonder if the DC one's a fake or stolen.

[As we see here, it wasn't uncommon to have both. - Dave]

Dry

Looks like there'll be no drinkin' whiskey from the ol' fruit jar tonite!

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