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A list of regulations and laws regarding the prohibition of the sale and production of alcohol for the state of New York in 1921.

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A sobering time in Madison County: Prohibition

From the Madison County Historian

Prohibition was an interesting time in American history. In 1919, Congress passed the Volstead Act which prohibited the production of alcohol, determined what an “intoxicating” beverage was and set penalties for anyone who broke the law.


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