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Prohibition in Washington State was a Disappointing Failure

Prohibition in Washington State seemed to have a bright future. Residents had long supported temperance. They had adopted statewide prohibition in 1916. This was before National Prohibition (1920-1933). But many Washingtonians weren’t going to let others stop them from enjoying a drink. Roy Olmstead Important in helping meet the demand for alcohol was Roy Olmstead. …

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