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Photograph

Village Clerk

Date: 1998-08 

Description: "This is Theresa Village Clerk, Patti Hilker."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.

Photograph

Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

Photograph

W.V.B. Holloway

Date: 1946 

Description: W.V.B. Holloway, Richard Quinney's maternal grandfather, sitting at a a table looking at a large book of maps. A phone is mounted to the wall next to him...

Date: 1929-09-18 

Description: Women work in the packaging and shipping department of the Floralo Incense Company, located at 1212 Regent Street.

Date: 1947-12-04 

Description: East High School students Betty Jensen, daughter of Nels Jensen, McFarland, John Ellestad, son of John Ellestad, Route 4, and Phil Ashby, son of Mr. and Mr...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Teenage girls are interested in talking on the telephone.

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

Stories and characters related to the arrival of the telephone in Wisconsin thanks to Janesville's Richard Valentine.

Date: 1945 

Description: Traffic control room of Aero Mayflower Transit Company of Indianapolis. Men and women are seated at desks in an office setting. A few of the employees are...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Richard Lloyd Jones's bedroom, 1010 Walker Court (now 1010 Rutledge Court) , view of bed with reading light over it. His large desk, telephone and Underwo...

Date: 1940-11-04 

Description: Druggist J.F. Robinson staffs the pharmacy's "Information Desk," ready to take a prescription from a doctor over the telephone. The pharmacy championed t...

Date: 1910 

Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1913-08-12 

Description: Two men working a desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger accounting office. There are photographs on the wall, including a crane, the P&H plant, and a St. Lo...

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior of the Knapp, Stout & Co. lumber mill office with posed members of the staff. On the desk in the center of the room is a device with an earpiece h...

Date: 1946 

Description: Employees of the Associated Press in Prague shortly after the end of World War II: left to right, Dashenka, Juta Turkova, Alvin Steinkopf (in his war corre...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of Robert M. Ball sitting at his desk, as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance. In 1962, President Kennedy appointed B...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians walk through a park past a bandstand and trees. The Park Building can be seen behind them, built in 1914. To its right stands Lee Savings Ban...

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: A man, likely a manager at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works, sits at a desk working on papers. There are phones, filing cabinets and other office...

Date: 1949-01-28 

Description: Roundy Coughlin, columnist and reporter, and Edith Goodman, his secretary, at her desk.

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