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[AL ] History 1915

**From "This Week in Alabama History" on the state archvies site at

July 1, 1915: Statewide prohibition goes into effect in Alabama, five years before nationwide prohibition.

The sale and regulation of alcohol has often been a bitter issue in Alabama politics, and the 1915 ban was first vetoed by Gov. Charles Henderson ,/govs_list/g_hender.html but the legislature overrode his veto. Despite prohibition, 386 illegal stills were seized in Alabama in 1915.

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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