Bootlegging Court records
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of one ledger containing court records of cases relating to bootlegging and illegal distillery operations. Although one of the crimes took place in north Alabama, there is no indication of where other crimes took place or where these cases were prosecuted.
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Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.
Bootlegging is the business of transportating goods that are deemed to be illegal or illegal to transport. Transporting alcohol in the 1920s and 1930s during the Prohibition-era was considered to be bootlegging.
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One ledger containing court records of cases relating to bootlegging and illegal distillery operations.
Purchased from Cather and Brown Books, 1991
Paul Musselman and Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2006; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012
- Guide to the Bootlegging Court records
- May 2009
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