Becoming Impatient

Item Info

Item No: pixc01016
Title: Becoming Impatient
Additional Title: Becoming Impatient
Media Type: Cartoons (Commentary)
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Congress members who were anti-prohibition, and a few prohibitionists, want to put prohibition to a direct vote.  

"Drys Win Prohibition Test in Congress 227 to 187. Motion Lost to Bring Resolution Before the House. Anti-Prohibitionists Muster Unexpected Strength in Fist Test Vote in 12 years…..Anti-prohibitonists today lost their motion to bring the Beck-Linthicum resolution before the House but mustered the unexpected strength of 187 votes in the first clear cut test on prohibition in 12 years."


Mallon, Paul. "Drys Win Prohibition Test in Congress 227 to 187." Daily News [Huntingdon, Pennsylvania] 14 March 1932.

Creator Name: Sykes, Charles Henry, 1882-1942 - Artist