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Description: Madison City Manager Leonard G. Howell signing a proclamation designating Nov. 7-13 as Optimist Week in Madison. Looking on, left to right, are Charles Tho...
Description: Portrait of Julius Kelly, newly elected County Treasurer by the Dane County Board.
Description: Southwest Wisconsin Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America, as their community service project, present a piano to the Children's Unit of University...
Description: Group portrait of the officials for the 1949 Soap Box Derby. Left to right, seated: Sgt. Ed Roman, of the Marine recruiting station; Ralph Hult, president...
Description: Dena Smith is the private secretary for her husband, Warren Smith, the Wisconsin State Treasurer.
Description: Display of some of the 5,000 entries that came into the "Capital Times" office for the first "Cut Out Puzzle" contest of the "Boots" character from the "Bo...
Description: Norman Clapp, Appleton High School student, seated in the governor's chair, represents Wisconsin in the around-the-world telephone conversation held in con...
Description: Sue Collins jots down scores she hears transmitted by the new recorder machine as radio station WIBA's automatic telephone system is in operation for the f...
Description: Composite panoramic view of the north side of the 500 block of State Street. Business include: The Towers (student apartments), Pantorium Dry Cleaners, The...
Description: Levers, toggles, and indicator lights make up the switchboard at the Eastwood Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue.
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: 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...
Description: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.
Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Shown at the American Association of University Women tea and dinner, from the left: Dr. Althea Kratz Hottel, national president and dean of women at the U...
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: 1950 ca.
Description: A teenager sitting on a bed talking on the telephone.
Description: Shorewood Hills fire chief Chris Bertelsen receives the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.
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."
Description: View looking down at the Save the Mounds demonstration on the ground floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol against Assembly Bill 620. In the center is a dru...
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