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Description: View of the bedroom of the Governor's Suite in the new Edgewater Hotel, 666 Wisconsin Avenue. The room is decorated in restful browns and beiges, accented...
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...
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...
Description: Loraine Hotel lobby with local business directory next to registration desk, male customer at registration counter and two clerks in front of Western Union...
Description: A group of Western Electric workers picket the Wisconsin Telephone Exchange at 122 West Main Street off the Capitol Square in Madison. The Park Hotel sign...
Description: A telephone in the cell block at the Madison police headquarters, adjacent to the fingerprinting counters, explicitly for use by arrested persons. The pict...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A teenager sitting on a bed talking on the telephone.
Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.
Date: 1945-01-29 ca.
Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...
Description: Florence Gill, a volunteer blood donor for the Red Cross, receives a call from a volunteer requesting a donation.
Description: Governor-elect Philip F. La Follette reads a telegram at the La Follette campaign headquarters.
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...
Date: 1952-11 ca.
Description: Phone bank of Madison supporters for the Republican Presidential ticket: Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.
Description: Women switchboard operators, wearing head sets with microphones at the Wisconsin Telephone Company, located at 17 S. Fairchild Street. There are rotary dir...
Description: Roundy Coughlin, columnist and reporter, and Edith Goodman, his secretary, at her desk.
Description: Chief meteorologist Rupert J. Batz at his desk at the U.S. Weather Bureau Station at North Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, is giving out th...
Description: Mrs. Alice Ferguson, director of home service for Madison Gas and Electric Company, will be the judge for the "Wisconsin State Journal's" fourth and final...
Description: Portrait of Julius Kelly, newly elected County Treasurer by the Dane County Board.
Description: The original caption states, "the Wisconsin Telephone Co.'s one-millionth telephone now in service was presented to Gov. Vernon W. Thomson by Charles E. Wa...
Description: Wisconsin high school student Jeff Mattox is shown playing a game of tic-tac-toe against the machine he constructed. A screen shows the squares, and a mass...
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