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Title
Blister booze
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1930
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photo of "blister booze" cocktail in the making. Benzine is added to grain alcohol, wood alcohol and pyridine. Dr. William C. Hassler, City health officer, says that his laboratory analyzed "blister booze" samples and found that benzine used as denaturant, is partly responsible for present epidemic among the users of "benzine cocktails."
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00036692
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 549-C.
CARL0000039369
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/11517
Subject
Prohibition--California--Los Angeles
Liquors--California--Los Angeles
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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