Mayor James J. Walker leads the great Beer Parade in New York City.
New York City USA Date:1932, May 14 Duration:59 sec Sound:Yes
People march in the Great Beer Parade, also known as the 'We Want Beer' parade in New York City MS of Mayor Jimmy Walker leading the beer parade. Business leaders, international figures, and society matrons parade down the Fifth Avenue advocating repeal of prohibition. Signs held by demonstrators include, 'Beer For Taxation' and 'Beer for Prosperity' written on the side of a large beer barrel. Mayor Jimmy Walker viewing the beer parade demonstration. A sad tramp clown, possibly the famous Emmett Kelly, rides a bike while wearing a sign that reads, "Repeal 18 Amendment".
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