Clay poker chips from Gambler's Row, 1930s

Title

Clay poker chips from Gambler's Row, 1930s

Description

These 40 clay poker chips were found inside a wall at 105 N. Market Street in Champaign during a 1984 remodeling of the building. The chips were presumably dumped into the wall during a police raid in the 1930s.

Creator

Jenny and Jean Pierre Vasaune

Source

Champaign County History Museum

Date

1930s

Rights

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Format

artifact

Files

IMG_1179.JPG

Citation

Jenny and Jean Pierre Vasaune, “Clay poker chips from Gambler's Row, 1930s,” Champaign County Historical Archives, accessed November 30, 2021, https://urbanafree.omeka.net/items/show/210.

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