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Photograph

Indians Gambling

Date:  

Description: Indians gamble at the Warm Springs Agency in Oregon.

Date: 1946-07-16 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland meeting with Ellis H. Dana, Executive Vice-President of the Wisconsin Council of Churches in the Govenor's office. Ellis is congra...

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...

Date: 1935-06-10 

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

Photograph

Indian Gamblers

Date:  

Description: Indians gamble while many spectators on horseback look on at the Warm Springs Agency in Oregon.

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: 1942-08-05 

Description: Four women in an Iron County Jail cell after a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. One woman is thumbing her nose at the camera. The arrest w...

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...

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: 1942-04 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Brass Ball Tavern.

Date: 1942-04 

Description: A man and woman posed at the bar in Nesbitt's Highway Tavern, on Highway 42, North of Kenosha. Gambling machines can be seen on the left.

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...

Historical Essay

Lottery Ball Drawing Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Ball drawing machine used by the Wisconsin Lottery for Daily Pick 3 and Daily Pick 4 games, 1992-2000. (Museum object #2001.83.16.1A-B)

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.

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: 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.

Photograph

Miracle Mile Sign

Date: 1993-08 

Description: A sign regarding a $110,000,000 Jackpot.

Date: 1943-09-04 

Description: Governor Goodland conferring with District Attorney John Grindell and Sheriff Aloys Klaas about gambling in Grant County.

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: 1942-07-05 

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

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