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Wicked Danville

(2011)
Liquor and Lawlessness in a Southside Virginia City
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Prostitution, gambling, moonshine and drugs could all be found behind closed the closed doors of Danville, VA from 1919 to 1933. During Prohibition, the "Law and Order League," of Danville was, of course, "dry," but the city's mayor was personally was known to be "personally wet," and in 1911 citizens were shocked to discover that the police chief was a fugitive from a murder conviction in Georgia. That same period saw lynching, murders and the wreck of the Old '97. HP authors Frankie Bailey and Alice Green will examine the law and disorder of Prohibition era Danville with Wicked Danville: Crime, Justice, and Prohibition in a Southside Virginia City.

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April 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wicked Danville: Liquor and Lawlessness in a Southside Virginia City
Author(s): Frankie Y Bailey, Alice P Green
ISBN: 1-60949-037-1 / 978-1-60949-037-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: The History Press
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Kindle Editions

April 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Wicked Danville: Liquor and Lawlessness in a Southside Virginia City
Author(s): Frankie Y Bailey, Alice P Green
Publisher: The History Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA