On November 1, 1916, all saloons, breweries, and distilleries in Virginia shut down. (Or they were supposed to. Some stayed open secretly and illegally.) There was one great, last-minute stampede to buy drinks, and it was reported in the… 62 more words
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An exhibit at the Library of Virginia tells the story of Prohibition in Virginia. Titled “Teetotalers and Moonshiners,” the exhibit traces the prohibition movement from its start in Virginia in 1914 (6 years before national prohibition began in 1920) to its end. 110 more words
Until chapter 32, Twilight Sleep is an amusing, satirical tale of an well-heeled family in New York City in the roaring twenties.
Pauline Munford fills her life with activities to improve herself and her world — a world from which she keeps herself well insulated. 189 more words
A FEW THOUGHTS ON: LEGENDARY UK SOUND MAN LLOYDIE COXSONE TALKS REGGAE MUSIC & DAVID RODIGAN
First of all I’m not getting into a debate about this interview with Lloydie and his views on Rodigan… so I’m just going to say this once. 742 more words