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Photograph

George Watson

Date: 1953-02 ca.

Description: George Watson, Superintendent of Public Instruction in Wisconsin, seated at his desk wearing a necktie and holding a pencil.

Date:  date unknown

Description: President Harry Truman meets a packed room full of reporters. Merriman Smith, the "dean of the White House correspondents and the donor of this image," can...

Date: 1925 date unknown

Description: Interior view of a showroom at International Harvester Company's St. Cloud branch building. Cream separators, spools of twine, and various agricultural mac...

Date: 1950-06-14 

Description: Hildur Hanson, receptionist in the "Wisconsin State Journal" editorial rooms, looks over the 25-piece tool kit which will be awarded for the best construct...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Interior: A large sample room. Includes a bed, desk and chair, vanity dresser, a long table with a telepho...

Photograph

Dr. Miloslavich

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dr. Edward L. Miloslavich (center), formerly a Milwaukee police surgeon, seen here in his office in Zagred, Yugoslavia. Dr. Miloslavich played a role in th...

Photograph

Personal Library

Date:  

Description: Interior view of a personal library, most likely belonging to Robert Bloch.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a old-fashioned telephone inside a frame made of a blue ribbon, decorated with hearts and flowers. A cherub holds the receiver. A...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 700 block of State Street. Lake Street parking ramp and University of Wisconsin Extension building are vi...

Photograph

Youth on View

Date: 1959-05-01 

Description: Howie Mazur has a telephone conversation with his favorite girl. The photograph was taken as part of a series entitled, "What to Do on a Date."

Date: 1949-09-30 

Description: Maple Bluff fire chief Lawrence Nielsen places the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Silent film actress Lottie Briscoe in a studio publicity photograph posed sitting at a small table with a candlestick telephone, a vase with flowers, and s...

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Interior of the Winfield Martin house, 2906 Lakeland Avenue (earlier address: 611 Elmside Boulevard), showing the stairway, with a telephone on a cabinet i...

Date: 1918 

Description: In a scene still for "Women's Weapons," Nicolas Elliot (played by Elliot Dexter) sits at his desk looking stunned. His wife Anne Elliot (Ethel Clayton) sit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in flowered apron, holds a white pot in one hand and a ladle of maple sugar confection in the othe...

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: 1937-05-24 

Description: Olga M. Stankowitz, stenographer, E.O. Snider, credit and collection manager, and P.I. Brandjord, collection correspondent, sit around a desk in an office...

Date: 1946 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three girls standing and sitting at a table with a play telephone, a kitchen beater, and play dishe...

Date: 1930-01-10 

Description: Levers, toggles, and indicator lights make up the switchboard at the Eastwood Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue.

Date: 1990 

Description: Close-up of a female domestic abuse counselor sitting at a desk holding a bible with a rope-noose around it.

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