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Paul Friedman

Date: 1979-01-02 

Description: Candid portrait of Paul Friedman talking on the phone at his desk. He is holding a cigarette in his left hand and a pen in his right hand. There is a Coke...

Date: 1935 

Description: Alfred Krieg, Chief Engineer at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works, sits at his desk in a factory office holding a sheet of paper.

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: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 700 block of State Street. Lake Street parking ramp and University of Wisconsin Extension building are vi...

Date: 1959-03-25 

Description: Four women taking part in a skit at the Madison League of Women Voter convention at the Unitarian Meeting House. Left to right are Mrs. Mary Newgent, Mrs....

Photograph

Telephone Operators

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two female telephone operators at work.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Youth on View

Date: 1959-05-01 

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."

Photograph

Men in Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man posed sitting and a man posed standing in a office behind a counter with a wire window for customers. Equipment in the office includes an adding machin...

Photograph

Carl W. Regenberg

Date: 1947-09-11 

Description: Carl W. Regenberg, 1947 Community Chest chairman and salesman for Mautz Paint Company.

Date: 1917 

Description: Film still of a man seated at a roll-top desk in his office.

Photograph

Zieggy's

Date: 2001-09-07 

Description: "Zieggy's is at 933 Indiana Avenue in Sheboygan, WI. When Shirley had some medical attention at St. Lukes's Hospital, her roommate recommended Zieggy's."

Photograph

Dining Room

Date: 1909 

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...

Date: 1939 

Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Merriman Smith of UPI, the "dean of the White House correspondents," with President Lyndon Johnson, in the White House. Smith enjoyed a close relationship...

Date: 1906 

Description: Two men and a woman working in a branch(?) office of the International Harvester Company. One man is talking on a telephone. Portraits of William Deering a...

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

The Remarkable History of the Telephone

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

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...

Date: 1949-06-17 

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...

Photograph

Texting

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Trixie, a young woman texting while standing on the sidewalk on 7th Street. She is wearing eyeglasses, a houndstooth patterned coat with jeans, and sheepsk...

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