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Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: The presentation of the liquor trophy during the lithographer's intercity bowling dinner.

Date: 1919-01-17 

Description: Governor Emmanuel Philipp ratifying the 18th Amendment which made Prohibition law. From left to right: Executive Messenger, Samuel Banks; Senator George B....

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Kellermeister Beer, made by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. Includes an image of a Ge...

Date: 1919 

Description: Jack Bronson (played by Raymond Bloomer) has been beaten senseless in an underworld bar. Violet Gray (played by Marion Davies dressed in a Salvation Army u...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of men standing on the sidewalk outside a local business. The sign on the far left of the image is for a restaurant, and the other buildings furthe...

Date: 1932 

Description: Drawing of Frank bartending at The J&L.

Read the story of Madison's first and most beloved drunkard, Pinneo.

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Party following the Frings and Ouellette wedding. The photographer reported "the party is getting raucous".

Photograph

Firemen's Park

Date: 1948-06 

Description: "This working party at Firemen's Park, drinking Pioneer beer, is (L-R) Peter Bodden, Jack Burns, Philip Schwinn, & ?."

Photograph

At the Barrel In

Date: 1977-07-01 

Description: Barrel In customers toasted the old owner, Margaret Udovc, and new owner, John Lacher, as the two shook hands.

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Overhead view of bar and crowd in Fauerbach Brewing Co. tavern at 651 Williamson Street, celebrating the end of Prohibition.

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Description: The Gesell family in costume with broom, sword, and other props for a humorous picture. Family members identified as follows: Gerhard Jr. (drinking from pi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three unidentified white men dressed in bib overalls, holding cigarettes and beer bottles in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1935 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Depicts a man in a suit holding a bottle of beer. Big Boy was produced by the Hanover...

Date: 1944 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Louis Schoen's Old Beer Lager, Quality has No Substitute, Brewed and Bottled by the...

Date: 1949-08-18 

Description: "Bartender Rita Koecher serves patrons: Russ Bandlow, Les Beck, & (unknown)."

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Description: A studio portrait of two men, probably lumberjacks, that are posed playing cards, drinking, and smoking in front of a painted backdrop. The two men are sit...

Date: 1945-07-28 

Description: Male employees of RMR playing cards at a company picnic.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Photograph

Newspaper Speakeasy

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Description: A keg of Prohibition Era beer in the darkroom of the "Milwaukee Sentinel" being enjoyed by newspapermen: (left to right) Red Thisted, Eddie Oroth, Guy Hels...

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