Site Investigation Report

Names & Aliases
Nipola Perfume Company (Historic)
518 North Snelling Avenue, Saint Paul, MN Primary
Type: industrial processing   Use: Historic   Period: Prohibition (1919 - 1933)   Style: none defined   Dates (from/to): 1925 - 1940~   Related Features: none defined
Property Ownership
Filed Under
hygiene products
work environment
criminal justice personnel

Investigator's Field Report

General Description
The Nipola Perfume Company was founded in 1925 by Arthur "Ted" Simykin and went out of business by 1940. This company was implicated in a national bootlegging ring and was accused of distilling drinkable alcohol from perfume.

Case File Contents

Images, Books, Documents & Other Media
Podcast Episode 14: Perfume Bootleggers in St. Paul? (Sound, is referred to in / refers to)

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