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Date: 1910 before

Description: View of the west side of Main Street. Stores pictured (right to left): Kypke's Dry Goods store, Heimstreet's Drugstore, and a saloon.

Date: 1984-05-04 

Description: A large Muskelunge (Muskie), badge number 315, takes control with his six shooter revolver in a crowded bar full of a variety of fish. The music is provid...

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Description: Informal picture taken in a bar in Potosi, at which are standing five cousins who operated the Potosi Brewery. They are left to right: Adolph Schumacher,...

Photograph

Rita Koecher

Date: 1950-07-07 

Description: "Rita Koecher, wife of Paul Koecher."

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.

Date: 1948-01-14 

Description: A view from behind the bar in the Lutheran Center Bowling Alley of happy patrons enjoying a beer. One of the two bartenders is also enjoying a beverage.

Date: 1957-01 

Description: Group portrait of Sid Boyum standing with two men inside a bar. Sid, on the left, has his arm up in the air, and his button-down shirt appears to be torn,...

Photograph

Saloon Interior

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a saloon. A bartender stands behind the bar, and another man wearing a hat stands in front of the bar. The back of the carved wood bar is mirro...

Postcard

Liggett's Resort

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of five views of Liggett's Resort on Brown's Lake. Front view, "Marine Dining Room", "Marine Bar", "Guest Room' and "Marine Lounge."

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Photograph

Downtown Theresa

Date: 1978-02-24 

Description: "Downtown Theresa on a Friday night."

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: The front window of Farrell's Cafe in Washington Heights from the street. Beer advertisements for Guinness, Rheingold and Balantine hang in the window belo...

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:  date unknown

Description: Bartender and six patrons posed in front of a saloon. Saloon sign reads "Celebrated Watertown Lager Beer."

Date: 2007-05-18 

Description: "This Friday we travel 64 miles (one way) to Good Old Days Resort on Puckaway Lake, W913 West Northshore Drive, Montello."

Photograph

Marathon Mountain

Date: 1917-06-21 

Description: View of 4,462-foot Marathon Mountain at midnight. Houses and establishments stand in the foreground near a body of water. A bar is labeled, "The Commerce...

Date: 1932 

Description: George bartending at George's.

Date: 1932 

Description: Arnold bartending at Gus's.

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: Ruins of the Barber's Closet in the Hotel Washington. Water shooting from firetruck hoses is visible in the upper left of the image, as the fire that destr...

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