A crowd gathers for an anti-Prohibition rally at Madison Square Park in New York's Flatiron district in 1922.
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Authorities unload cases of whiskey crates labeled as green tomatoes from a refrigerator car in the Washington rail yards on May 15, 1929, prior to the end of Prohibition.
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Prohibition officers are seen inspecting tanks and vats in the largest distillery uncovered in Detroit on Jan. 5, 1931.
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Prohibition agents intercept a shipment of liquor disguised as vegetables in Atlanta on May 24, 1931.
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A "beer for taxation" rally makes its way down 50th Street in New York on May 14, 1932.
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Women turn out in large numbers, some carrying placards reading "We want beer," for the anti-Prohibition parade and demonstration in Newark, N.J., Oct. 28, 1932. More than 20,000 people took part in the mass demand for the repeal of the 18th Amendment.
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A crowd gathers on Broadway to celebrate the "soft" repeal of Prohibition after midnight in New York City, April 7, 1933. Beer with an up to 3.2 percent alcohol volume was made legal.
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August A. Busch Sr., son of the founder of the nation's largest brewery, and his sons Adolphus III and August Jr. seal the first case of beer off the line for air express delivery to U.S. President Roosevelt in St. Louis at midnight on the day of the "soft" repeal of Prohibition on Apr. 7, 1933.
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A crowd gathers as kegs of beer are unloaded in front of a restaurant on Broadway in New York City, the morning of April 7, 1933, when low-alcohol beer is legalized again.
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This the scene in one of the Chicago Loop hotels when beer started flowing on April 7, 1933, following the "soft" repeal of prohibition.
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As soon as the Prohibition repeal was ratified, wholesale houses got busy delivering the goods to customers. The first shipment from the Mouquin Inc. winery in Brooklyn is shown leaving the warehouse on Dec. 5, 1933.
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Crowds jam a downtown Chicago bar as word came in that Prohibition has been repealed.
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A doctor's prescription pad was used to allow for dispensing bourbon whiskey to treat maladies ranging from the sniffles to cancer before the end of Prohibition.