No Booze, No Fun

Hersteria Temperance movement

 

Unfortunately, the Women’s Crusade’s kissing booth didn’t fare very well that year.

Some blamed the staunch anti-booze sloganeering. Others pointed to the fact that some of them looked like crazy men. 


(photo via Phineas via Retronaut)

3 comments on “No Booze, No Fun

  1. dangermom says:

    It is indeed a wonderful picture, but it is also a satirical poke at the temperance movement. Some reasonably documentation linked here: http://dream-of-genea.blogspot.com/2008/10/prohibition-poster-fact-or-fiction.html

  2. Duhvig says:

    Considering that photo, I’d be surprised to learn what substances were touching the lips in question. Must have been potent, for certain.

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