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Telephone Operator

Date: 1947 

Description: Original caption reads: "Marie McCaddin, New York branch telephone operator." Overhead view of woman sitting at a switchboard.

Date: 1948-02-25 

Description: Mrs. Joseph (Betty Pruett) Farrington, former police reporter, recalls work days with Russell B. Pyre, current reporter. She was a police reporter from 191...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

Date: 1931 

Description: The mixer in a sound booth talks to actor Ramon Novarro and director Jacques Feyder as they record dialogue for the film "Son of India."


Busy Pharmacy Scene

Date: 1940-11-04 

Description: A busy scene at the Professional Pharmacy. James Robinson, proprietor, stands in front of the prescriptions counter.

Date:  date unknown

Description: State Senator Michael Ellis conversing with President H.W. Bush.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Leon Lamoreux sits at his desk in the Western Union office at 21 West Main Street. (This building no longer exists.) He and his wife, Beatrice, later taugh...


Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commssion. Ms. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blou...

Date: 1927-08-09 

Description: Men work along a road with a modified McCormick-Deering 10-20 industrial tractor with attached trailor and post hole digging rig. The men work for Shippers...


Bishop Northcott

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Methodist bishop, H. Clifford Northcott, seated at a desk.


Dena Smith

Date: 1954-01-12 

Description: Dena Smith is the private secretary for her husband, Warren Smith, the Wisconsin State Treasurer.

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:  date unknown

Description: Group of young people gathered in a room. Some of the men and women are seated around a table. Most of the group are smiling and laughing while the two men...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charles McCarthy writing at his desk in his office.


John T. McManus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Candid photograph of journalist John T. "Jack" McManus speaking on the telephone. McManus was a writer for the "New York Times"; co-founder of the "Nationa...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A woman and two children pose for a photograph taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Mrs. Willie Thompson, my warmly gracious hostess for over two weeks. U...


Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith reads at his desk in his office in the Wisconsin Valley Trust Building.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker talking in a telephone booth.


Description: A record photograph of Polland when Gauer was working for him during the war.


Beck Motor Sales

Date: 1978-02 

Description: "Beck Motor Sales. This fine 1917 Dodge Roadster is on display in the showroom. Reuben Beck (with phone) and his brother, Gerald, (center) are the propriet...

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