The attached cartoon was drawn to commemorate April 7, 1933 - the day real beer was once again permitted to be sold across the country; from sea to shinning sea, one million barrels of the amber liquid was consumed by the citizens of a grateful nation.
Cartoonist Garrett Price (b. 1896) was drawing on staff at the Chicago "Tribune" at the time this gag was committed to ink and shortly thereafter he would sign-up at "The New Yorker". In this cartoon, Price played with the old stereotype about the "drinking writer".
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