Prohibition - Stuffed pigs : 0097.0001

Prohibition - Stuffed pigs
0097.0001

0097.0001: Prohibition - Stuffed pigs

Stuffed pigs Tete Jaune, B.C. 1913 Smuggled whiskey found by Provincial Police. Prohibition was an attempt to make illegal by law the distribution and sale of liquor, beginning in Canada in the late 19th century. Alberta passed prohibition laws in 1916 and repealed them in 1924. Prohibition was a political response to the temerance movement, and resulted in many ingenious ways of importing and distributing alcohol.

Medium:  Photograph - Image
Date:  Circa 1913
Collection:  Valemount Historical Society (0097)

Keywords:

whiskey dog smuggling skins

Subjects:

Cities arrow Tete Jaune Cache arrow Eventsarrow
Cities arrow Tete Jaune Cache arrow Governancearrow

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