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Date: 1950-06-14 

Description: Hildur Hanson, receptionist in the "Wisconsin State Journal" editorial rooms, looks over the 25-piece tool kit which will be awarded for the best construct...

Date: 1913-08-12 

Description: Two men working a desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger accounting office. There are photographs on the wall, including a crane, the P&H plant, and a St. Lo...

Date: 1913-08-15 

Description: Men at desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger advertising department. Large windows on left look out towards another building, and men on equipment can be se...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Informal portrait of J. Robert Taylor at his desk talking on the phone.

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Description: Storage room for telephones to be installed.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Rear view of a parade of reporters in open cars following President Eisenhower on a rural road in Iowa. The President is standing in an open car at the rig...

Photograph

J.A. Hines

Date: 1990 

Description: J.A. "Doc" Hines, veterinarian and politician, on the phone at his office. Wording on cup reads "Old Fart."

Date: 1954-11 

Description: Henry Anderson runs a switchboard on his 90th birthday, with his smoking paraphernalia and a photograph of him at the switchboard on a table nearby.

Date: 1949-09-30 

Description: Maple Bluff fire chief Lawrence Nielsen places the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.

Date: 2010-04 

Description: A woman is on her cellphone in the foreground, while two women run up the escalator in the background.

Date: 1931-03-18 

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...

Photograph

Miss E.V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Miss E.V. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blouse with a bow at the neck. The usual office equipment is on her desk along wit...

Date: 1958-02 ca.

Description: Elected to the Senate in a special election in September 1957, to fill the unexpired term of Senator Joe McCarthy, William Proxmire was forced to begin a c...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Silent film actress Lottie Briscoe in a studio publicity photograph posed sitting at a small table with a candlestick telephone, a vase with flowers, and s...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A woman and two children pose for a photograph taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Mrs. Willie Thompson, my warmly gracious hostess for over two weeks. U...

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Description: An African American man wearing a suit making a telephone call.

Date: 1946 

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...

Photograph

Flying Desk

Date: 1964 

Description: A woman works on a Goldwater campaign airplane. She wears a Goldwater hat, and a stuffed elephant sits on the desk with a Goldwater pin attached to it. Cop...

Photograph

George Watson

Date: 1953-02 ca.

Description: George Watson, Superintendent of Public Instruction in Wisconsin, seated at his desk wearing a necktie and holding a pencil.

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Description: Letterhead of the Farmers' New Era Telephone Company of Hebron, Illinois, with a female switchboard operator wearing headphones sitting near a window with...

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