This image shows the suffrage militants of the National Woman's Party picketing the White House during World War I. College graduates, they identified themselves by their alma maters. Though criticized by more moderate suffragists, these radical suffragists sought to embarrass President Wilson by graphically pointing out the hypocrisy of a war fought for democracy while women at home were not enfranchised.
Prohibition Prohibition only drives drunkenness behind doors and into dark places, and does not cure or even diminish it. MARK TWAIN
The Anti-Saloon League of America saw conquering the alcohol problem as more than an American crusade. In 1916 at the convention of the ASL in Indianapolis Ernest Cherrington presented an address to the convention titled "The World Movement Toward Prohibition of the Liquor Traffic."
No beer, no vodka, no rum, no fun. Prohibition in the 1920’s was nation wide when the 18th Amendment went into affect. On January 16, 1920 the United States officially had a ban on the sale, consumption, and creation of all alcoholic beverages.
These Border Patrol officers in Laredo, Texas, in 1926 were deputized to stop illegal immigration from Mexico. Their guns, military uniforms, and stern expressions did not present a warm welcome to immigrants arriving from south of the border.