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Encyclopedia of Rumrunners and Speakeasies: Freeport During Prohibition: C

Carroll, Robert P.

Robert P. Carroll, the Prohibition candidate for New York governor, spoke in Freeport at Freeport High School in 1930.  He was invited to speak by the Nassau-Queens Women's Christian Temperance Union of which Freeporter Mrs. Clinton M. Flint was president.

Source:

"Professor Carroll to Visit Freeport." The Nassau Daily Review. October 25, 1930, 2. Accessed December 26, 2019. http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn95071428/1930-10-25/ed-1/seq-2/.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, December 26, 2019

 

Cohen, David

David Cohen, a former Prohibition agent, maintained a "completely equipped bar" in a cigar store in Freeport.  In 1927, Freeport police raided his bar and arrested Cohen and his bartender.  The men were charged with maintaining a common nuisance.  Several patrons were also arrested and charged with disorderly conduct; each were fined $10.00.

Source:

"To Have Ferry Service Between Eastern Long Island-New London." The Suffolk County News. December 16, 1927, 9. Accessed December 9, 2017. http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn84031477/1927-12-16/ed-1/seq-9/.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, December 9, 2017.

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