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Beer Here: Brewing New York's History

May 25, 2012 - September 02, 2012

Repeal / 18th Amendment

Repeal / 18th Amendment
Title
Repeal / 18th Amendment
Object name 
Sign
Date 
1920-1930
Medium 
Metal and paint
Description 
With ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibition went into effect in the United States in 1920. The law proved difficult to enforce and was repealed under the Twenty-first Amendment in 1933.
Credit Line 
New-York Historical Society
Object Number 
Z.1195
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group