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December 18, 1917
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, December 18, 1917
* America prohibition adopted
* House approves with vote
This 16 page newspaper has a great banner headline on the front page:
"'BONE DRY' NATION PUT UP TO STATES"
with subheads that include: "PROHI AMENDMENT ADOPTED BY HOUSE BY VOTE 282 TO 128" and more. (see) Coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise good.
Category: The 20th Century