Prohibition era disposal of illegal alcohol confiscated by the government. Alcohol played a major role in Fitzgerald's life; he was an alcoholic and likely died so young due to the effect his addiction had on his health.
There is not a fast car in the frame, but how can you doubt that they had one? Sisters Guarding Family Moonshine Business -- Florence Friermuth and Susie Friermuth Doffing pose after they were arrested for moonshining. The sisters guarded stills on their family's farm near Saint Paul, Minnesota, during Prohibition.
#OTD Oct 17 1931 Crime Boss Al Capone Goes To The Big House
May 1932, Chicago, USA, American prohibition-time gangster Al Capone winks to the camera before facing sentence for Federal Income Tax Evasion, Capone was sentenced to 11 years in prison and a fine of ?10,000