Light is better?

10/8/1919

In 1919, representatives for the Northern New York Utilities, Inc., wrote to New York Congressman David O’Connell objecting to the complete prohibition of alcoholic beverages. Supporters for prohibition did not always favor a complete ban on all liquors. Some supported prohibition of strong spirits, while allowing the consumption of beer and wine.

National Archives, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives Used with the permission of the U.S. House of Representatives


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