Omaha Bootleggers: Facts and Folklore
During the heady days of Prohibition, bootlegging used to be big business in Omaha. From the bathtub gin manufacturers in Little Italy to the crime boss downtown, it seemed like everybody in Omaha was either involved in making illicit alcohol or drinking it.
Join John Blecha and Jack Atkins in a discussion of this interesting time in Douglas County history.
This talk is presented by the Douglas County Historical Society with funding provided by the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation
This Second Sunday Talk will be held on March 14 at 2 pm at the Fort Omaha campus of Metro Community College in Building 10, Room 110. The event is free for members and $5 for non-members. Please call 402-455-9990 ext. 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.