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This black and white photographic postcard features a group of men standing in the street with barrels and boxes full of alcohol. A pile of smashed containers lies in front of the group. Alcohol runs along the gutter into the foreground. Written text is towards the bottom of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Kansas City (Mo.), Jackson County (Mo.), Davenport (Iowa), Scott County (Iowa), Correspondence, Independence (Kan.), Montgomery County (Kan.), Prohibition, Merchandise
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R., A. and Ward, Lilian, "Postcard: Booze Running in the Gutter, Independence, Kansas Jan. 3, 1913" (1913). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1181.
Booze Running in the Gutter, Independence Kan. Jan.3.1913 Baby sis says that we must go down town and hunt for Wivie so we are going to try our best & papa and mama says that Wivie must come out soon and stay a while with us we have a nice room for you. We are having beautiful weather 30 above and the sun shines nearly all the time so one class eh? Read the smatters" with pleasure thanks 2 Wivie and we loved the one where this pork chop was lied to the near end. the best- Love to all. A. R. Carrie Nation's work Miss Lilian Ward The Walsh #33 Davenport, Iowa