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BYCU

I received an interesting email of “incredible historical pictures.” The pictures look legitimate, but I question some of the captions (I suspect the person who assembled the original email took old pictures then put bogus captions on them). Anyway, there were a few pictures that, if the captions are legitimate, are really interesting:

Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1922.
(Reddit indicates it’s a legit caption.)

The earliest known photograph of men drinking beer. Edinburgh Ale. 1844. (Appears to be legit.)

Alerted by the smell of a broken bottle of liquor, Federal Agents inspect a ‘lumber truck’. Los Angeles, 1926.

Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison – Jan. 13th 1968

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