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Huntington Casino

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Huntington Casino, built in 1905. Stairs lead to a balcony where awnings cover an area for outdoor seating. Caption reads: "Made for the Gild...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the inn, casino, and other structures at The Oakbirch Inn and Casino taken from a tree-lined road. A man sits in the passenger side of a car par...

Date: 1942-04-11 

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

Date: 1942-04-10 

Description: Friday night, April 10th, 1942, at Clarence Sidesky's tavern, Route 3, Kenosha.

Date: 1942-06-13 

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

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Green Parrot Tavern on Highway 12, north of Elkhorn. The machines are in a case, which the proprietor closes when he...

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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "TV news people stand in front of the Fond du Lac Sentry store where the winning ticket was purchased."

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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: 1925 ca.

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...

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....

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: John M. Califano, operator of the Blackhawk Bar, as he was fingerprinted on Wednesday by FBI agent (face blacked out) at the Iron County jail, following a...

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Buddy's Place

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Two women pose next to gambling machines at Buddy's Place, in the township of Rib Mountain. The bar operated as a house of prostitution.

Date: 1942-04-10 

Description: Friday night at the Star Bar and Grill Room, at the intersection of Highways 41 and 43 in Kenosha County.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.

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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: 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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sheriff Fred Simon and unidentified man in the process of destroying slot machines.

Date: 1942-03-10 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in a tavern on Highway 41, about one mile south of the Racine County Line. A man in a hat stands on the left, facing away.

Date: 1912 

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...

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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "The media coverage was incredible when Les Robins and Colleen DeVries receive their checks."

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