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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...

Date: 1947 

Description: National telephone strike, showing one operator in the left half of east switchboard room of Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.

Date: 1957-11-15 

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...

Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...

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: 1959-10-27 

Description: The theme "Every Call Counts" at the first United Givers report luncheon will be symbolized by the huge replica of a telephone. Shown with the phone are (l...

Photograph

Dena Smith

Date: 1954-01-12 

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

Date: 1949-11-18 

Description: Marjorie White of 25 East Dayton Street wears a fur coat and head scarf as she uses what is alledged to be the first 24-hour, outdoor-accessible pay phone...

Date: 1947-11-24 

Description: Man (Ellis H. Dana?) seated at desk and dictating into a machine, in Wisconsin Council of Churches office, Room 353, Washington Building, 119 East Washingt...

Date: 1938-02-17 

Description: Secretary uses the telephone at the Groves School for Secretaries, with notepad, telephone and intercom. Classroom appears beyond the window.

Date: 1959-03-25 

Description: Four women taking part in a skit at the Madison League of Women Voter convention at the Unitarian Meeting House. Left to right are Mrs. Mary Newgent, Mrs....

Date: 1949-01-28 

Description: Louise Marston, Society Editor, with Dorothy French and Barbara Muckler, assistant editors.

Date: 1955-08 

Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1942-12-17 

Description: Men, some of whom are dressed in overalls, make phone calls in a bank of telephone booths at Truax Army Air Field. Also in the image is a woman wearing a...

Date: 1947-04-07 

Description: During the national telephone strike, one operator is present in the east switchboard room at Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.

Photograph

O.C. Harris

Date: 1944-08-11 

Description: O.C. Harris talking on the telephone in the office of his business which is the O.C. Harris Company, 1217 East Broadway, Dane County's only twenty-four hou...

Date: 1949-02-24 

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...

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Curlee Seals, Jr. discussing plans for his 1949 Soap Box Derby racer with three members of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce, Curlee's sponsor for the...

Date: 1950-11-14 

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...

Photograph

Hotel Loraine Lobby

Date: 1928-09-21 

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...

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