• Creator
  • LeVan, W.S.
  • Created Date
  • 1932
  • Description
  • W.S. LeVan of Ross Packing Company writes to Washington State Senator Wesley Jones to express his disapproval of prohibition. LeVan asks why prohibition is still in effect when it "is not enforceable." He also tells a story of a trip to Canada in which he was able to purchase liquor but did not witness any displays of public drinking, and that he was "astonished at the peaceful appearance of...these cities, and the apparent respect the people ... more
    W.S. LeVan of Ross Packing Company writes to Washington State Senator Wesley Jones to express his disapproval of prohibition. LeVan asks why prohibition is still in effect when it "is not enforceable." He also tells a story of a trip to Canada in which he was able to purchase liquor but did not witness any displays of public drinking, and that he was "astonished at the peaceful appearance of...these cities, and the apparent respect the people have for the laws." He then asks, "If Canada can control her liquor business, why on earth can we not do likewise?". less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2013