1 2 3 4
.

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: A woman is led out by a State Agent during a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution. The...

Photograph

Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: Sign congratulating the lottery winners at Gilles Frozen Custard Drive-in.

Date: 1943-09-04 

Description: Governor Goodland conferring with District Attorney John Grindell and Sheriff Aloys Klaas about gambling in Grant County.

Date: 1945-03-03 

Description: Philip G. Fox, 513 Virginia Terrace, professor of business administration at the University of Wisconsin, with a slot machine. Professor Fox is a well-kno...

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Illegal gambling machines in Kelley's Tavern, in the city of Lake Geneva.

Photograph

View of Fish Creek

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down hill towards a man fishing from the pier at Nelson Point in Peninsula State Park. Fish Creek is seen across the bay. Dr. Welcker's Casino is the...

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: Mrs. Kathleen Napoli, held a "keeper of a house of ill fame", as she was finger printed by an FBI Agent on Wednesday. Her husband, Dominic, is in the Army....

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)

Date: 1949-02-19 

Description: Madison Police Inspector Philip H. Oakey is shown demolishing three "one-armed bandits". They had been stored in the vault of police headquarters since the...

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: A woman turns her back on an agent as they enter the establishment where she worked at the beginning of a raid on many Hurley area bars. The arrest warrant...

Photograph

Miracle Mile Sign

Date: 1993-08 

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

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Frank Deischel, Wausau, President of the Tavern League of Wisconsin, standing with an illegal slot machine in Deischel's tavern.

Photograph

Indians Gambling

Date:  

Description: Indians gamble at the Warm Springs Agency in Oregon.

Photograph

Hen Island

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Hen Island is reflected in the water of Fish Creek Bay in this view from Nelson Point in Peninsula State Park. The homes and businesses of Fish Creek are i...

Date: 1919 

Description: A card dealer watches as Nick Delano (played by Warner Oland) shows Helene (Elsie Ferguson) to the gambling table in a scene still from the 1919 Famous Pla...

Date: 1935-06-10 

Description: Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, uses a sledge hammer to smash a confiscated slot machine with Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson looking on.

Date: 1942-06-13 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Dell View hotel.

Photograph

Fish Creek Harbor

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fish Creek from the east; the bluff rises on the left, the harbor is on the right. The cottage in the foreground with pergola and lattice...

Date: 1924-01 

Description: Gerald J. Boileau, assistant district attorney, and George Lippert, district attorney, and three other men, exhibiting slot machines seized during a raid i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic poster featuring a skunk, a half-chewed cigar, a pair of dice rolled to snake eyes, and a hand of cards with nearly a straight. The text state...

1 2 3 4

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.