The City: Houston #3
An Illustrated History of Vice #11

Original Caption:

Rangers Wreck Texas Night Club.

Houston -- The above photo shows the interior of The Playhouse, an ornate night club of Houston, Texas, after Texas Rangers wielded axes during the state-wide drive on gambling. In this club, equipment valued at $15,000 was destroyed, three alleged operators were arrested, and eighty men and women were to be called as witnesses. (1935)

1 comment:

swac said...

Looks like they may have destroyed some vintage pinballs...oh the humanity!