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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...
Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.
Description: Kermit Bloomgarden at his desk talking on the telephone.
Description: National telephone strike, showing one operator in the left half of east switchboard room of Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.
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: Betty Bakalaya, operator for Hazan's Telephone Supermarket, takes an order over the phone. Her coworkers are in the background.
Description: Charles T. Davies, Mazomanie representative of the Wisconsin Telephone Company, receives the first dial telephone call to be handled through the Wisconsin...
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...
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...
Description: Levers, toggles, and indicator lights make up the switchboard at the Eastwood Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue.
Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.
Description: Suffragette Ada James sitting at her desk.
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Photographer Ansel Adams talking on the telephone in his office at his home.
Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of a boy with his bicycle at the entrance to Putnam Hill Park. Also visible are telephone poles, railroad tracks, and a car driving away. Text on p...
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: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...
Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.
Description: During the national telephone strike, one operator is present in the east switchboard room at Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.
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...
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