Bartender serves 3.2 beer to the customers at a bank converted into a bar as prohibition ends.
Chicago Illinois USA Date:1933, May 20 Duration:47 sec Sound:Yes
Bottles of beer on an assembly line at the end of Prohibition. Barrels of beer rolling down a ramp outside a brewery. A bartender and his patrons greet each other with raised mugs of beer. A bartender slides mugs of beer down the bar. Barrels of beer are rolled into the former West Highland State Bank on Ashland Ave at 79th Street, which was closed June 9, 1931 and has now been converted into a bar. A sign above the cash register reads, "This Bank gave 3% We give 3.2%" Sign outside the bar reads, "Ladies Entrance." Three women dressed in evening attire are greeted by the doorman as they enter the bar. From a 1958 newsreel recounting events 25 years prior.
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