Tag: Prohibition

Past Imperfect – #112

In this snapshot from 1920, patrons at Whitey’s Pub and Bordello react to the news that women were just given the right to vote with the 19th Amendment. (Notice that there are only two people smiling: the bar-back on the far right, who apparently later gave birth to […]

Past Imperfect – #81

And here we have one of the earliest known celebrations of marriage equality in America, with everyone quite pleased. Except for that one guy in the upper middle, who is running for Congress in Oklahoma and has just realized that this snapshot might bode ill for his campaign. […]

Past Imperfect – #385

In a rare moment when the Public Health Commission in Mississippi was allowed to speak freely without intervention by religious nut-jobs, the citizens of Biloxi learn what they can expect to encounter when it comes to bladder control in their senior years…  

Past Imperfect – #315

Reporter, passing by: “Excuse me, gentlemen. Could I have a word with you?” Edward: “We’re a little busy here and this thing is kind of heavy so… no.” James: “Get lost, sister.” Reporter:  “This will only take a few minutes. I couldn’t help but notice that you appear […]