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Prohibition and Prosperity - Of Interest to Wage-Earners

Prohibition and Prosperity - Of Interest to Wage-Earners
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Stock #: 456561
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: National W. C. T. U.
Postmark: 1918 Feb-22
PM State: MA
Size: 3.25" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Wage-earners employed: In the liquor industry, 62,920 In the bread and clothing industry, 492,655 Wages paid: In the liquor industry, $45,252,000 In the bread and clothing industry, $244,196,000 Cost of raw materials: For intoxicating liquor, $139,199,000 For bread and clothing, $744,337,000 The people of the United States spend $2,000,000,000 annually for liquor. It requires more men to sell bread and clothing worth that amount than it does to sell $2,000,000,000 worth of beer and whiskey.