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Unwanted Penance: A History of Prohibition in New Orleans

Date/Time

Nov 14, 2013
06:00 PM

Description

Patrons drinking beer at a bar in Louisiana in 1938. (Photo by Russell Lee for Farm Security Administration/WPA)

Historian Sally Asher will present a "special interactive lecture," “Unwanted Penance: A History of Prohibition in New Orleans," which will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. There will be cameo performances and dramatic readings.

 

The event will start with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. followed by the lecture at 7 p.m. The after-party will take place at d.b.a (618 Frenchmen St.).

Cost

Free

Location

View map Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Ave.
New Orleans, LA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Louisiana State Museum and the Louisiana Museum Foundation

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