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Smashing Illegal Slot Machines

Smashing Illegal Slot Machines | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.
DESCRIPTION
John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2047
Creation Date: 1948
Creator Name:Newhouse, John
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Newhouse, John : Photographs, 1945-1974
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(N48)1050
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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
Hats
Crime
Hammers
Cities and towns
Police
Men
Outdoor photography
Public officers
Gambling
Lakes
Shorelines
Clothing and dress

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