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A large number of federal marshals left Springfield for the wilds of Ripley and Oregon counties to break up some illicit stills. These were said to be the last in Missouri. The press releases, however, got out before the raids and they whole thing. more

May 15, 2017 10:44 AM Missouri History

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People across the state were protesting prohibition. A crowd of 10,000 assembled at the St. Louis Coliseum. more

Mar 31, 2017 1:06 PM Missouri History

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Missouri residents and bootleggers defied Prohibition. more

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