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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: 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: 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...

Photograph

Gambling Game

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: 1942-04-10 

Description: Man playing an illegal 25 cent slot machine in the Valley Tavern, on Highway 42, two miles north of Kenosha.

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.

Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author

Biography of lawyer, politician, land speculator and promoter and author of a History of the Territory of Wisconsin, Moses Mccure Strong.

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: A group of men involved in a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The face of the arresting officer has been blacked out. The arrest warrants...

Photograph

Happy Birthday Doc

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of six men holding up a signboard saying "Happy Birthday Doc" in the middle of a card table. The group is sitting and playing cards in what...

Date: 1942-04-10 

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

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Silver Arrow Tavern on U.S. Highway 12.

Date: 1942-04-09 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Paris Gardens, 6 miles west of Kenosha, on Highway 43. Three man area sitting at the bar.

Date: 1942-06-14 

Description: A sign explaining the rules for an illegal dice game at the Del-Bar Tavern on Highway 12 between Delton and Wisconsin Dells.

Photograph

View of Fish Creek

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Fish Creek from Weborg's Point in Peninsula State Park. The Fish Creek dock with barnlike warehouse is in center right. Behind the dock is the two-...

Date: 1944-01-25 

Description: Soldiers play a crap game at an air base near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Photograph

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: 1942-08-05 

Description: Five women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution.

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: 1942-02-27 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the front dining room of Jones Steak House, located on County Trunk N, southwest of Wausau. The building is owned by Sheri...

Date: 1942-04-04 

Description: An illegal gambling machine in a dining area of a restaurant. A waiter is visible through a doorway on the left.

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