To get in the door at a speakeasy during Prohibition, you might have wanted one of these.

The card to the right “would have admitted a partygoer to the glamorous Stork Club in its second home, which it moved into after it had been “raided out” of its first on West 58th Street. The Stork would stay at this East 51st Street location for only three years before moving up to East 53rd Street, where it would remain until its closing in 1965.” – Rebecca Onion,


These cards are from Cornell’s collection.


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