THROWBACK: Pro Booze Women March Down Niagara Square
The movement for the prohibition of alcohol began in the early 19th century when Americans concerned about the effects of drinking began forming temperance societies. By the late 19th century, these groups had become a powerful political force – including here in Buffalo.
In order to repeal, this group of women marched through Niagara Square. This picture is one of the oldest pictures around of Buffalo, NY and happened over one hundred years ago! Check it out below!