"Beer is a Food and Temperance Drink”

October 20, 1906


An advertisement in the Planet shows that beer helps to overcome “shades of crime, disease, and poverty.”


“Beer is a Food and Temperance Drink”
Extract from liquor advertisement
Shades of crime, Disease and Poverty (enthusiastically): Beer is our food; without it we could hardly exist.”
Maudlin Voice (from table): “An temperance drink, too.”
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Lower Right Quadrant

Contributed By

Emma Roberts


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“"Beer is a Food and Temperance Drink” ,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed April 18, 2019, http://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/770.