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Smashing Illegal Slot Machines

Smashing Illegal Slot Machines
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Title: Smashing Illegal Slot Machines
Description: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.

Image ID: 2047
1948 ca.
Newhouse, John
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Newhouse, John : Photographs, 1945 - 1974
Genre: Photograph
Similar photograph published in the Wisconsin State Journal, June 18, 1948. John Newhouse was a photographer for the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison, Wisconsin. The Society maintains his papers (1945-1974) which includes photographs and negatives of Madison locations, clippings of articles by Newhouse on local issues, especially Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace Project, the Monona Basin Project, city planning, and the Madison Public Housing Authority.
Subjects: Crime
Cities and towns
Public officers
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress

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