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Date: 1855-12-20 

Description: Letter confirming the purchase of two State of Maryland Lottery tickets by Mr. Charles A. Kingsley through the Chicago office of Pyfer & Co.

Date: 1972 

Description: Ticket for the New York Lottery.

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Description: Magic Double Moola scratch-off ticket from the Wisconsin Lottery. Ticket has been scratched off revealing that it is not a winner.

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Description: Unused Wisconsin Lottery Money Game scratch-off game ticket.

Date: 1990 

Description: Illinois State Lottery Pick 4 ticket purchased Sunday, February 4, 1990.

Date: 1989 

Description: Cover of a pamphlet explaining how to play the Wisconsin Lottery game Megabucks. Drawing on the cover shows people carrying oversize Megabucks cards and ex...

Date: 1826 

Description: Connecticut State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Bishop's Fund.

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Description: Ticket for a raffle in which a turkey was the prize.

Date: 1795 

Description: State of Pennsylvania Lottery ticket authorised by law to benefit the Schuylkill and Susquehanna, and Delaware and Schuylkill Canals.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ticket for a raffle in which a steel engraving with a gold leaf frame was the prize.

Photograph

Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "The media coverage was incredible when Les Robins and Colleen DeVries receive their checks."

Date: 1827 

Description: Virginia State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company.

Photograph

Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "$110,000,000 Jackpot."

Date: 1845 

Description: Ticket for the Grand Consolidated Lottery of Delaware and Georgia for the benefit of improving the navigation of the Pokomoke River and for the benefit of...

Historical Essay

Lottery Ball Drawing Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Ball drawing machine used by the Wisconsin Lottery for Daily Pick 3 and Daily Pick 4 games, 1992-2000. (Museum object #2001.83.16.1A-B)

Photograph

Miracle Mile Sign

Date: 1993-08 

Description: A sign regarding a $110,000,000 Jackpot.

Date: 1987 

Description: Anti-lottery bumper sticker reading "Don't be fooled! Lotteries increase your taxes."

Date: 1888 

Description: Ticket for the quarterly twenty dollar drawing of the Louisiana State Lottery Company.

Date: 1845 

Description: Georgia Lottery ticket from 1845 authorized by the Legislature for the benefit of Fort Gained Academy.

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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "TV news people stand in front of the Fond du Lac Sentry store where the winning ticket was purchased."

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