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Politics as Usual

The subject matter and lack of accompanying background story for this photo immediately intrigued me. No clues are given about the circumstances pictured here other than the date, names, and identification of J.J. Collier as sheriff of Alameda County. My … Continue reading

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Legal Gin in Los Angeles, 1933

BANC PIC 2006.029–PIC, Carton: S41, Folder: Gi – Gn Prohibition, the national ban on the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol in the United States, lasted from 1920 until 1933. When looking through the Subject envelope “Gi-Gn”, we did not expect … Continue reading

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