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Date: 1932 

Description: Roma bartending at The 163 Club.

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

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Card from Madison Dry League pledging support to those who seek to eliminate saloons in the city of Madison. The organization's slogan was, "A happy, sober...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the bar room at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. Waiters, bartenders, and patrons stand around the bar, decorated in the Old World style.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "$1000 Reward, Pure Malt & Hops, Natural Process, Lager Beer, A. Gettelman Brewing Co...

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cream Top Beer, Whitewater Brewing Co." Pictured on the label is a man sitting at a...

Date:  

Description: Two unidentified white men, dressed as lumberjacks, sit on a wood log in Van Schaick's studio, drinking, smoking and playing cards, with a saw and an axe n...

Photograph

Playing Cards

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Sarah Krueger and Henry Bigalk playing cards at a table set up outdoors next to the porch. Henry is smoking a pipe and has a large bottle of alcohol sticki...

Photograph

Three Men Drinking

Date:  date unknown

Description: In a "gag" photograph, three men are drinking from bottles. The two men in the foreground are holding each others bottles. They appear to be standing next...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of T. Knapstein & Company, proprietors of the New London Brewery. On the left is a rectangular image with a decorative border surrounding a man...

Photograph

Group Picture

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Description: Large group of Gauer's friends, including Robert Vail, Alice Bedard, Angie Vail, Robert Bloch, and unidentified others. On the wall behind them is a carica...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Group of three people standing outside on a sidewalk in front of a stone dwelling with a porch and steps behind them. A man holds a bottle, ready to pour i...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd in the Fauerbach Brewery tavern at 651 Williamson Street, with men and women drinking and toasting and celebrating the end...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three men, all seated in chairs around a table, drinking a beer from a bottle. The man on the right holds...

Photograph

Breaking Up a Fight

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Description: Two ladies, Angie Vail and Alice Bedard, posed in an attempt to break up a fight between Robert Vail and an unidentified man, while Harold Gauer lies on th...

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Double exposure image of Henry Bigalk playing cards with himself at a table placed outside next to the porch. Alcohol bottles, cards, a mug, and a bag of t...

Date: 1985 

Description: Two stickers promoting Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) with a drawing of a car with a martini glass in front of it and a circle-backslash symbol (proh...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four men sitting at a table playing cards, smoking cigarettes and...

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