• Creator
  • Jones, Wesley
  • Created Date
  • 1927
  • Description
  • Washington State Senator Wesley Jones responds to a letter from Estelle Blackman, a resident of Brewster, Washington. Blackman wrote to report a number of men drinking in her town during prohibition and to ask how to contact her local dry agent. Jones responded with the name of Roy Lyle, a local prohibition officer in Washington State. This letter is an example of the local enforcement tactics implemented during prohibition.
  • 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