f for fields

Brown Derby

Claude poses for a publicity shot to commemorate the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. 1933.

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2 responses to “f for fields

  1. Happy Days are Here Again! What a fine historical and cultural treasure this picture is. I have *never* seen it before. I do not believe that Ken Burns uncovered and included this foto in his wonderful ‘Prohibition’ documentary. I will need to re-watch it to make sure.

    • chainedandperfumed

      I think I found this in W.C. Fields by Himself. It’s a pretty great compilation of Fields’ writings put together by his grandson.

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