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Woman with a Flask

A woman is seen discretely drinking from a flask in this photograph taken during Prohibition. It was illegal to drink alcohol after the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment, but some found creative ways to hide and consume their drinks.

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Latest thing in flasks. Mlle. Rhea, dainty dancer who is now in the city as part of the Keiths program inaugurates the garter flask fad in Washington.
Source | Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Creator | National Photo Company Collection
Rights | No Restrictions
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | National Photo Company Collection, “Woman with a Flask,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed February 24, 2024,

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