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Photo of the Day – 4/10/14 (“Reuse and Recycle”, 1929)

Daily Photo — “Reuse and Recycle, 1929”

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Washington, D.C., circa 1929. “Utilization of confiscated bootleg paraphernalia.” Showing how confiscated bootlegging materials were instead used for canning.  Re-purposing isn’t a new concept!

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Posted by on April 10, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 7/31/13 (Ninety-Nine Bottles, 1920)

Daily Photo — “Ninety-Nine Bottles, 1920”

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Washington, D.C., 1920. “Treasury Internal Revenue department.” An array of essences, extracts and elixirs being tested for alcohol content at the start of Prohibition. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

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Posted by on July 31, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 5/28/13 (Delicious and Refreshing, 1922)

Daily Photo — “Delicious and Refreshing, 1922”

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February 13, 1922. Washington, D.C. “Unidentified woman.” Demonstrating an ingenious Prohibition-era fashion accessory, the cane-flask.

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Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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