1920 to 1939

Group in tobacco field, no date (c.1920’s-’30’s). From the Dunn Area (Lewis White Studio) Photo Collection, PhC.121, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.


Add one emblematic image for the group and one line from each object’s caption [in quotes.]

The Campus of The University of North Carolina, Located in the Village of Chapel Hill — “Of the 3,250 seniors, 2,467 of them were either in favor of part or full repeal of the 18th amendment.”

The Dramatic Closing of the Tar Heel Cafe — “…students faced a two-front war in an effort merely to find adequate nutrition; they had to find an option that was both affordable and reliable, and by example of the Tar Heel Café, there was no such option.”

The Daily Tar Heel – Persuasive Article on the Success of the Prohibition, January 26, 1932 – “It is impossible to discuss early twentieth century American Christian identity without recognizing the role the Ku Klux Klan played in the Southern theater, a fact highlighted in the discussion of the Prohibition.”