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Photograph

Anthony Comstock

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Description: Anthony Comstock in his New York office.

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

The Remarkable History of the Telephone

Learn how Wisconsin resident Richard Valentine's invention would change the world

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians walk through a park past a bandstand and trees. The Park Building can be seen behind them, built in 1914. To its right stands Lee Savings Ban...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View of the dining room in the Krueger home. A television with a telephone on top stands in the corner behind the dining room table. A work desk and chair...

Photograph

Tom Roddy and Boy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor portrait of a European American man posing sitting on a sofa on the left, next to a European American child posing standing in the center. The room...

Photograph

Captain J.G. Morgan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Seated portrait of Captain J.G. Morgan, Adjutant of the 310th United States Army Engineer Corps, in uniform at his desk. On his desk there appears to be a...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: Montgomery Ward (on North Henry Street), Colonial Shoppe E...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A woman with a badge marked "Bell Telephone System" holds a telephone cradle while handing a wounded marine a telephone receiver. The marine is lying in be...

Date: 2016-08-05 

Description: A woman is smiling and posing with her Trump/Pence campaign sign as another woman, obscured on the left, is taking her picture with a cell phone.

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Date: 1931-10-12 

Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.

Date: 1974 

Description: A woman sits at a table filling out a ledger. She is wearing red clothing with white piping, and is wearing eyeglasses. She is probably a nurse or nursing...

Date: 1948-01-09 

Description: Portrait of Julius Kelly, newly elected County Treasurer by the Dane County Board.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women work at desks in the Hamburg, Germany, office of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1946-02-06 

Description: Charles T. Davies, Mazomanie representative of the Wisconsin Telephone Company, receives the first dial telephone call to be handled through the Wisconsin...

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Description: Suffragette Ada James sitting at her desk.

Date: 1983 ca.

Description: Truck drivers using pay phones at a truck stop off Interstate 90.

Photograph

Dr. Jennie Turner

Date: 1923 

Description: Dr. Jennie Willins McMullen Turner is seated at a desk in her office. This image was made before her goiter operation.

Photograph

Assembly Floor

Date: 1967 

Description: Democratic leadership on the Wisconsin Assembly floor: left to right: Robert T. Huber, minority leader; David R. Obey, assistant minority leader, and Norma...

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