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Description: Governor Goodland conferring with District Attorney John Grindell and Sheriff Aloys Klaas about gambling in Grant County.
Description: Frank Deischel, Wausau, President of the Tavern League of Wisconsin, standing with an illegal slot machine in Deischel's tavern.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: A night photograph of 'obscene' slot-machines in a penny arcade. On display are pennants on the wall, including "Iowa" and "Nebraska." Another machine hold...
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of Native Americans sitting in a circle outside of two structures while playing a gambling game. Text on the photograph reads, "Copyright by Gallag...
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...
Description: A sign explaining the rules for an illegal dice game at the Del-Bar Tavern on Highway 12 between Delton and Wisconsin Dells.
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....
Description: Indians gamble while many spectators on horseback look on at the Warm Springs Agency in Oregon.
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...
Description: Soldiers play a crap game at an air base near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).
Description: View looking west from the Hotz property on Fish Creek Beach. The Thorp bathhouse is on the left, with the Welcker bathhouses beyond. There are houses an...
Description: Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson opens confiscated slot machines to extract money and Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, smashes other confiscated slot...
Description: An illegal gambling machine in a dining area of a restaurant. A waiter is visible through a doorway on the left.
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...
Description: "$110,000,000 Jackpot."
Description: Valentine's Day card with a man holding five cards, all with the suit of hearts. He is wearing a plaid shirt and black vest with a red and black striped ba...
Description: A state agent arrests three women and one man, a bartender, in Jeanne's Chateau. A sweeping raid was staged on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...
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.
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