A ukelele and a mental health scare

The New York Times of 16 July 1922 reported on a fellow who was chased by railroad detectives, captured and send to a Chicago “psycopathic laboratory”, all because he went for a walk carrying a ukulele; he wasn’t even playing the thing. Maybe there was prohibition on ukeleles after all.

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