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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."

Photograph

Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

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

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

Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "$110,000,000 Jackpot."

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: 1942-07-04 

Description: State Agent (left, with face blacked out to prevent future identification) as he seized the operator of the roulette table at the Ritz Bar after a sweeping...

Historical Essay

Gumball Slot Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Trade stimulator gumball slot machine seized from a Shullsburg, Wisconsin tavern in 1945. (Museum object #2008.13.1A-B)

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: 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: 1942-04-04 

Description: An illegal gambling machine in a tavern.

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:  date unknown

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

Date: 1942-04-10 

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

Photograph

East Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down East Main Street featuring Mansion Hotel and The Turf Saloon, both rebuilt after the 1905 fire which destroyed the entire block.

Date: 1942-08-04 

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...

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:  

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: 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: 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....

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...

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