Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Bootleg Poison

July 2013 Contents
Feature Article

A raid by Prohibition agents set in motion
events that led to deaths, blindings


By Thomas Hunt and 
Michael A. Tona

"One of Prohibition’s more severe unintended con-sequences was a wave of deaths and blindings among residents in western New York and nearby Canada that lasted through the early summer of 1926. Reports of the casualties followed closely behind a successful law enforcement raid of an alcohol redistilling operation in mid-spring..."

Fourteen pages, including two pages of notes and ten images.

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