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Title More Coffee Drinking When National Prohibition Comes
Collection Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection
Photographer Underwood & Underwood
Image ID V1973.5.914
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Date 1920 ca.
Description View of two men surrounded by piles of bags of coffee beans, lifting a large bag of coffee above their heads. An attached paper indicates that this photograph was taken before Prohibition began in 1920.

G-231621 Copyright warning - over. Copyright Underwood & Underwood, N.Y. MORE COFFEE DRINKING WHEN NATIONAL PROHIBITION COMES -- A STORY OF PRODUCTION. Stacking coffee in a big warehouse at the Bush Terminal in Brooklyn, N. Y. Coffee from Central America. Scientists say that every adult takes some kind of a stimulant, and coffee is the most widely used of all the stimulants. When all traffic in intoxicants is stopped, millions of people will drink more coffee. The consumption of coffee will increase greatly through the lunch room trade. Hundreds of thousands of people will go into lunch rooms and eat pastry and drink strong coffee instead of going to saloons for drinks, when prohibition puts an end to all saloons in this country. 3/15 [typed on paper attached to verso]

Warning. Copyright license to reproduce this photograph in your publication is granted on the condition that the price quoted is paid and that the following copyright line be printed underneath each reproduction. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, N.Y. Not to be syndicated, rented or loaned. For your own use only. Photo must not be used for adver [two illegible words] written permission [stamped on verso].
Place Names Bush Terminal
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Sunset Park (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Laborers
Coffee industry
Marine terminals
Prohibition
Copyright PUBLIC DOMAIN