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Al Capone and Prohibition
Al Capone and Prohibition(13 Photos)
Learn about the gangster Al Capone and explore the era he lived in through images of prohibition, prisons, gang violence and much more.
Suffrage and the Women Behind It
Suffrage and the Women Behind It(7 Photos)
In 1920, American women voted for the first time, thanks to pro-suffrage activists such as Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
America Goes Dry with Prohibition
America Goes Dry with ProhibitionVideo Clip (2:35)
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From 1919 to 1933, the manufacture and sale of alcohol is banned in the United States.
Al Capone's Hangout
Al Capone's HangoutVideo Clip (2:30)
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The popular Green Mill Lounge sat above an elaborate maze of tunnels utilized by Al Capone for quick escapes and the transportation of patrons, criminals and booze.
The Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem RenaissanceVideo Clip (2:54)
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As African Americans flocked to Northern cities in the 1920s, they created a new social and cultural landscape.
The Many Moods of Al Capone
The Many Moods of Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:00)
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There's more than meets the eye to Al Capone, the Prohibition-era leader of organized crime in Chicago.
Coroner's Report: Al Capone
Coroner's Report: Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:38)
Video Clip (2:38)
Al Capone survived assassination attempts, brutal gang wars and an attack by a fellow inmate at Alcatraz. How did unprotected sex finally take down one of history's most notorious gangsters?
Gangster Al Capone Exploits Prohibition
Gangster Al Capone Exploits ProhibitionVideo Clip (2:41)
Video Clip (2:41)
Get a look at how Al Capone and the Mona Lisa club profited by selling bootleg beer.
1920s InventionsVideo Clip (1:34)
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During the roaring 1920s, inventions like home refrigeration and penicilin sent America into the modern age.
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