The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
The first looks to be from the 19-teens or 1920s, and is from the Connecticut State Archives. The second is from 45SURF, who has a bunch more. If you like this one, you'll like the others (all SFW, too).