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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...

Photograph

Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

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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...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

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

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: 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...

Date: 1932 

Description: Roma bartending at The 163 Club.

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...

Photograph

Wine Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking. A large banner with a picture of Thaddeus Kosciuszko hangs on the wall.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Part of the Sound Storm music festival audience as seen from the front of the stage at night. A number of people in the crowd are wrapped in blankets.

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:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of four men in hats, suit jackets, vests, and trousers. Two men are standing and two sitting around a small table, drinking from glasses fi...

Discover the connection between P.T. Barnum and the 1853 statewide referendum on liquor sales and why it failed.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men gathered at the bar in McGlaughlin and Reynolds Bros. Saloon. There is a young boy standing on the bar, as well as a dog sitting on the bar. O...

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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...

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Description: Three men are posed sitting on a woodpile near some wooden buildings. The man in the center is wearing a vest and hat and is holding a platter with a glass...

Photograph

Men with Beer Keg

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Six men posed around a beer keg, holding glasses of beer. One man has a deck of cards.

Photograph

Temperance Rebus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Rebus from the National Temperance Advocate, 1884-1886 p.207. Solution is: "What harm can there be in a glass of beer? None, my man, in one or two. 'Tis...

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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