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  • Subject (Images): Alcoholic beverages
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    • Liquor License

    • 1886-10-01
    • Wilson County Public Library
    • Issued to W.P. Carraway from the Wilson County Sheriff.
    • Wilson County ABC Store

    • 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929
    • Wilson County Public Library
    • The Wilson County ABC store was the first ABC store in North Carolina.
    • White Lightning

    • 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Sheriff Ben Boyles and George H.C. Shutt find a car trunk filled with white lightning. Boyles served on the Mocksville Town Board from 1949-1953 and as sheriff from 1954-1962.
    • Bootlegger

    • 1959
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows law enforcement officials disposing of confiscated moonshine. The non-tax paid whiskey was obtained from a Pine Street home in Rocky Mount where 215 gallons were seized. From left to right, the men are Ray Hart and M.D. Zetts, two...
    • Bootlegger

    • 1959
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows law enforcement officials disposing of confiscated moonshine. The non-tax paid whiskey was obtained from a Pine Street home in Rocky Mount where 215 gallons were seized. From left to right, the men are Ray Hart and M.D. Zetts, two...
    • Moonshine

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    • Davie County Public Library
    • Prohibition in 1920 made the production and sale of liquor illegal. Bootleggers, mostly poor farmers, brewed moonshine to make money -- a skill passed down from father to son in some rural families in the Carolinas. Some moonshine runners...
    • Liquor Bust

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    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows law enforcement officer with evidence seized in raid on moonshine operation.
    • Liquor Bust

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    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows law enforcement officers destroying moonshine still.
    • Officers capture bootleg whiskey

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    • Rockingham Community College
    • Officers in Spray pour illegal whiskey down the storm drain in the 1950s. Spray merged with Leaksville and Draper in 1967 to form Eden, NC.
    • Unidentified woman and man

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    • Harnett County Public Library
    • Unidentified African American woman in fur-collar coat and caucasian man in suit and tie standing behind a desk and in front of a book case of law books; on desk are several bottles of liquor.
    • Liquor still

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    • Harnett County Public Library
    • L. to R. Henry Elliott, Robert Elliott and liquor still (MISSING FROM COLLECTION)

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