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Smashing Illegal Gambling Devices | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Smashing Illegal Gambling Devices

Smashing Illegal Gambling Devices | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division; John R. Arnold, former sheriff of Dane County and deputy U.S. Marshal; Sam Swenson, Harold Schaurer, L.D. Lewis and J.G. McClellan, investigators with the state beverage and cigaret tax division and F.J. Mattingly, senior investigator.
DESCRIPTION
Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division; John R. Arnold, former sheriff of Dane County and deputy U.S. Marshal; Sam Swenson, Harold Schaurer, L.D. Lewis and J.G. McClellan, investigators with the state beverage and cigaret tax division and F.J. Mattingly, senior investigator.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:41345
Creation Date:circa 1948
Creator Name:Newhouse, John
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Public destruction of illegal gambling devices was required by law. Similar photograph published in the "Wisconsin State Journal" on June 18, 1948.
SUBJECTS
Parks
Lakes
Shorelines
Clothing and dress
Hats
Suits (Clothing)
Hammers
Cities and towns
Law enforcement
Police
Machinery
Men
Outdoor photography
Public officers
Gambling

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