Moroccan Village Ashtray, NYC

Moroccan Village Ashtray, NYC

The Moroccan Village was reputedly a mob-owned early New York City drag club which came under FBI investigation in the 1950s:


From the 1950s FBI Moroccan Village mob file

The Moroccan Village was located on 23 West 8th Street in New York City and featured early drag reviews.

This item is located in the Archive Room.

The bottom of this ashtray is stamped “The Tops in Ash Trays by Daka-ware Chicago, Made in USA, Pat. Pend.”

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