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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...
Description: An illegal gambling machine in a tavern.
Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Brass Ball Tavern.
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.
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: 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: Man playing an illegal 25 cent slot machine in the Valley Tavern, on Highway 42, two miles north of Kenosha.
Description: Sign congratulating the lottery winners at Gilles Frozen Custard Drive-in.
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: Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson and Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, with confiscated whiffle board and roulette wheel.
Description: Soldiers play a crap game at an air base near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).
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...
Description: Illegal gambling machines in Kelley's Tavern, in the city of Lake Geneva.
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...
Description: Friday night at the Star Bar and Grill Room, at the intersection of Highways 41 and 43 in Kenosha County.
Description: Three illegal gambling machines (slot) in the Lone Oak Inn, on Highway 12, north of Elkhorn.
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.
Description: A group of children pose on tricycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths and crowds are visible in the background, including a game booth where you can "D...
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...
Description: Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson opens confiscated slot machines to extract money and Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, smashes other confiscated slot...
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