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    The Krazy Kit-Kat Club.


    This is the backyard of a speakeasy club called the Krazy Kat Club in Washington DC, July 15, 1921.Krazy Katwas a “Bohemian joint in an old stable up near Thomas Circle where artists, musicians, atheists, professors” gathered. Miraculously the structure still stands, five blocks from the White House, as a gay bar called the “Green Lantern.”

    The club was run by Cleon “Throck” Throckmorton, seen sitting on the terrace of the tree-house wearing black stockings
    Despite prohibition, the club still served liquor to its customers, and was raided many times from 1918 to about 1925.

    One of the raids in 1919 happened after a police officer walking nearby heard a gunshot from the club after midnight. Twenty-five people were arrested, including three women — artists, poets and actors, and even some people who worked for the government by day and played with the bohemians by night.



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