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The image shows the boardwalk of Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1922. Advertisers started to promote and market their products on the boardwalk to increase popularity of their brand and products. The main advertiser displayed in this image is an…

The image shows the booming tourism of Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1920. Advertisers started to promote and market their products on the boardwalk to increase popularity of their brand and products. Advertisers displayed in this image…

The "The Moon Shines on the Moonshine" was originally recorded on April 16, 1920, as a male vocal solo with orchestra, focusing on the start of the prohibition era. Please see the full lyrics below.

[verse 1]
"The Mahogany is dusty,
All the…

The "Alcoholic Blues" was originally recorded on January 27, 1919, as a comic song with orchestra, focusing on the start of the prohibition era. Please see the full lyrics below.

"I love my country, 'deed I do
But oh, that war has made me blue
I…

A photograph taken by Clifton Adams of the Atlantic City Boardwalk to depict the pageantry of Atlantic City in a single picture. The Boardwalk was considered to be a "living, breathing catwalk" in the 1920s. Tourists and citizens of Atlantic City,…

1930's, radio announcer Norman Brokenshire, an unidentified woman, Atlantic City Pageant director Armand Nicholls, an unidentified man, Miss America 1933 Marion Bergeron, Enoch "Nucky Johnson, Joseph Kennedy Sr., and Red Skelton.

This bottle label of "Bay Rum" was sold at E.S. Reed's Sons Apothecary at 805 Atlantic Avenue. During Prohibition, though the sale of alcohol was illegal, there were provisions that allowed for alcohol to be sold medicinally. Pharmacists, doctors and…

Atlantic City Convention Hall or "Boardwalk Hall" was designed and built in 1926. It was home to the Miss America Pageant from 1926 to 2006. Atlantic City Convention Hall is a symbol of growth and prosperity for the city, during the Prohibition era…

The Ritz-Carlton opened on June 21st in 1921, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, intersecting Iowa Avenue. The Ritz-Carlton was created for the intention of high-class living, with a façade that radiated status and prosperity. The Ritz-Carlton obtained…

A Portrait of Atlantic City's main boss, Enoch "Nucky" Johnson, during the Prohibition era.

Title: Politics and Politicians

Article Text: The views expressed by this writer are strictly the personal opinion of the author and do not represent the Editorial status of this newspaper.

In spite of the fact that some rather large-sized…

Title: Enoch L. Johnson Named As Republican Leader

Subtitle: Former Supreme Court Clerk, Now County Collector, Selected by Party Rank and File to Direct Destinies of Grand Old Party in Important Elections Affecting County, State and…

Title: Atlantic City Man Who Looted Patroni Cellar Given Sentenced of Five to Ten Years by Judge Smathers

Article Text: Convicted by a jury before Judge Smathers at Mays Landing on Monday, John J. Childs, colored, 402 North Ohio Avenue, Atlantic…

Title: Atlantic City Inspires Confidence

Article Text: At no time in the history of Atlantic City could be enumerated so many improvements as today. Every road leading to the World’s Playground has been improved and additional new highways are…

Title: Edge In Straightforward Statement Clarifies Rum Treaty, Walloping Foes

Subtitle/Disclosure: In No Uncertain Words the New Jersey Senator Makes a Clear Honest Statement of His Stand, Showing That The Agreement with Great Britain Slaps the…

Title: War Declared On Shore Liquor Law, Violators By Dr. Marna S. Poulson

Subtitle: New Head of Anti-Saloon League of New Jersey Will Devote Special Attention to “Beating Rotten Bunch in Atlantic City,” He Declares

Article Text: Atlantic…
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