[Scrapbook Page: Prohibition Ticket and Article]

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Scrapbook page that has a voting ballot on the left, labeled "Prohibition Ticket," with several handwritten arrows marking choices. A newspaper article on the right describes the history of alcohol sales and prohibition in Denton, Texas.

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1 p. ; 36 x 27 cm. Denton County History Scrapbook II.

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  • Main Title: [Scrapbook Page: Prohibition Ticket and Article]
  • Added Title: Whiskey Flows Like Water as City Goes Dry For Good

Description

Scrapbook page that has a voting ballot on the left, labeled "Prohibition Ticket," with several handwritten arrows marking choices. A newspaper article on the right describes the history of alcohol sales and prohibition in Denton, Texas.

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1 p. ; 36 x 27 cm. Denton County History Scrapbook II.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: DPL_RTH14-PH-03a
  • Call Number: D.TEX 976.4555 DEN Scrapbook II, p. 46
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth643132

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Rescuing Texas History, 2014

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Scrapbook page with a photograph of several men standing in a loose semi-circle, with two hounds in the foreground. Horses hitched to wagons are visible in the background. A handwritten note below the image says "About 60 yrs ago, people who were picked up and put in jail worked their fines out by working on the roads. They were chained together while they worked. And bloodhounds were carried along. (This picture brot. [sic] by the "Rose Twins" Bertie & Myrtle (1960)." We think that this might be a photograph of Lawrence T. Fox, who was in charge of the chain gangs, and his two bloodhounds, Lula and Lottie.

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[Scrapbook Page: Prohibition Ticket and Article], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth643132/: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.