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This photo shows the removal of liquor during the prohibition period. The Churchill County Museum opens a new exhibition Saturday that explores this time in the United States.

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Nationally touring exhibition on prohibition opens Saturday

During the era of Prohibition, Americans no longer could manufacture, sell, or transport intoxicating beverages from 1920 until 1933. Spirited: Prohibition in America, a new exhibition opening Saturday at the Churchill County Museum explores this tumultuous time in American history, when flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists and legends such as Al Capone and Carry Nation took sides in this battle against the bottle.


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