Today marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the nationwide ban on liquor sales in the United States.

It was a resounding reversal of fortune for the Evanston-based Woman’s Christian Temperance Union which had been a prime mover in the enactment of Prohibition just 13 years earlier.

The Chicago Sun-Times takes a look at how the WCTU is doing today.

Leave a comment

The goal of our comment policy is to make the comments section a vibrant yet civil space. Treat each other with respect — even the people you disagree with. Whenever possible, provide links to credible documentary evidence to back up your factual claims.

Your email address will not be published.