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Bootleg Days

Date: August 23 1933
Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...
Photograph

Celebrating the End of Prohibition

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Overhead view of bar and crowd in Fauerbach Brewing Co. tavern at 651 Williamson Street, celebrating the end of Prohibition.
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The Union House Tavern

Date: 1900
Description: The Union House Tavern, known as Schulkamp's Corner Saloon, 2601 East Washington Avenue at Milwaukee Street. A group of men are standing on the porch holdi...
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Fauerbach Brewery Tavern

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd in the Fauerbach Brewery tavern at 651 Williamson Street, with men and women drinking and toasting and celebrating the end...
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Gesell Family Burlesque

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Description: The Gesell family in costume with broom, sword, and other props for a humorous picture. Family members identified as follows: Gerhard Jr. (drinking from pi...
Drawing

Barman — Roma

Date: 1932
Description: Roma bartending at The 163 Club.
Drawing

Barman — Eddie

Date: 1932
Description: Eddie bartending at The Mansion.
Drawing

Barman — Ralph

Date: 1932
Description: Ralph bartending at Mike's.
Drawing

Barman — Frank

Date: 1932
Description: Drawing of Frank bartending at The J&L.
Drawing

Barman — Pete

Date: 1932
Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.
Drawing

Barman — Bill

Date: 1932
Description: Bill bartending at Jack and Charlie's.
Drawing

Barman — O'Leary

Date: 1932
Description: O'Leary the barman with crewcut, at O'Leary's on the Bowery. An "Erin Go Bragh" sign is in the background.
Drawing

Barman — Frank

Date: 1932
Description: Frank bartending at the Old Fashioned Club.
Photograph

Dance Hall Wine Room

Date: January 01 1914
Description: People sitting at a table in a dance hall wine room at 2:00 a.m.
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Moonlight Outing Club

Date: July 04 1913
Description: Group of people known as the "Moonlight Outing Club" at Muskego Lake.
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Class on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Date: December 06 1967
Description: Instructor teaching the harmful effects of smoking, drinking alcohol, and using drugs.
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Quitting Time

Date: August 25 1967
Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.
Postcard

Four Men Playing Cards

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Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four men sitting at a table playing cards, smoking cigarettes and...
Print

Madison Turners

Date: 1863
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
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Wine Room

Date: 
Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking. A large banner with a picture of Thaddeus Kosciuszko hangs on the wall.

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