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Description: A Madison police officer at the new police telephone switchboard at the police station, 14 South Webster Street.
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)...
Description: A view through a curtained doorway into the Middleton family dining room at 22 East Mifflin Street. A decorative bowl and china coffee set are on the table...
Description: Portrait of Robert I. Perina, deputy district attorney of Dane county, seated at his desk. He assisted the Empty Stocking Club, an organized group dedicat...
Description: Virginia Strickland, a senior at East High School, demonstrates making a good first impression at a job interview by smiling warmly, maintaining an alert a...
Description: Methodist bishop, H. Clifford Northcott, seated at a desk.
Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
Description: Democratic leadership on the Wisconsin Assembly floor: left to right: Robert T. Huber, minority leader; David R. Obey, assistant minority leader, and Norma...
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: Charlene Schaefer, East High School 1950 graduate, is shown operating the telephone switch board at Lake View Sanatorium.
Description: Shorewood Hills fire chief Chris Bertelsen receives the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.
Description: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.
Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.
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...
Date: 1952-11 ca.
Description: Phone bank of Madison supporters for the Republican Presidential ticket: Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.
Description: Members of the Dane County Medical Society, the Methodist Hospital Nurses' Alumnae Association, and the Dane County Unit of the American Cancer Society pre...
Description: Elevated view of part of the City Room with staff, "Wisconsin State Journal".
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...
Description: Dena Smith is the private secretary for her husband, Warren Smith, the Wisconsin State Treasurer.
Description: Louise Marston, Society Editor, with Dorothy French and Barbara Muckler, assistant editors.
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