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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Ephemera Collection
1800s-2010s
 PR 264

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Series II: Prohibition-related ephemera

Scope and Contents

Series II, Prohibition-related ephemera, includes speakeasy cards (advertising illicit bars that operated during the years of Prohibition), cartoons and caricatures, and other Prohibition and temperance related ephemera.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1-2 Disbound album of speakeasy cards and other prohibition-era ephemera
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Speakeasy advertisements and ephemera
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Speakeasy cards
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Cartoons and caricatures
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Clippings - "Speakeasy" by Lois Sobel
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Clippings - Prohibition
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Clippings - Collecting speakeasy cards
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Temperance - cards and ephemera
Box: 5 Folder : 11 Miscellaneous ephemera

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