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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: 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: 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;...

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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:  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: 1942-04-04 

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

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: 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: 1942-04-04 

Description: An illegal gambling machine in a tavern.

Date: 1935-06-10 

Description: Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson and Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, with confiscated whiffle board and roulette wheel.

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: 1942-08-04 

Description: Three women hide their faces as they walk in front of State Agents after exiting their place of business during a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establi...

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...

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...

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: Tom Every (Doc Evermor) at his house in the Highlands. He is standing next to a roulette table. Behind him are french doors, and on the wall behind him are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tom Every (Doc Evermor) at his house in the Highlands. He is standing and holding one of the nickel plated pins on a wall-mounted Big Six Wheel or Wheel of...

Date: 1942-04-10 

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

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

Photograph

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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