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Prohibition starts in America in 1920....

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January 17, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1920.

* Prohibition starts in United States
* No more beer or liquor (key date)

The front page has one column headings: "JOHN BARLEYCORN DIES PEACEFULLY AT THE TOLL OF 12" "A Few Restaurants Held Wet Funeral Ceremonies but There Were No Orgies Here" and more. (see) First report coverage on the official start of prohibition continues on page 3 with a few other related articles. Not the greatest headlines here but still a first report in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century