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Date: 1963-03-27 

Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Teenage girls are interested in talking on the telephone.

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...

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Description: A record photograph of Polland when Gauer was working for him during the war.

Date: 1896-05 

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...

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1947-05-08 

Description: Editorial staff of the Wisconsin State Journal gathered around a table. L to R: Harold McClelland, State Editor; (sitting) Lawrence Fitzpatrick, Cit...

Date: 1945 

Description: Traffic control room of Aero Mayflower Transit Company of Indianapolis. Men and women are seated at desks in an office setting. A few of the employees are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

Stories and characters related to the arrival of the telephone in Wisconsin thanks to Janesville's Richard Valentine.

Photograph

Job Interview Tips

Date: 1957-04-10 

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...

Date: 1931-10-12 

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

Photograph

Election Worker

Date: 2012-10 

Description: Mrs. Curt Reithel, a La Crosse County Democratic Headquarters worker, on the phone during the 2012 Election run-up. She is seated at a desk. A brick wall i...

Date:  ca.

Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

Photograph

Office or Study

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Description: An office or study, most likely belonging to Harold Gauer, with three framed pictures hanging over a desk, of Robert Bloch, one-time Milwaukee mayoral cand...

Photograph

Telephone Exchange

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A telephone operator sits at the switchboard.

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: 1968 ca.

Description: Photographer Ansel Adams talking on the telephone in his office at his home.

Date: 1936-03-16 

Description: Original caption reads: "Ralph W. Page, G.M. [of] Tri-State Ice Cream Co. Taken by Madison Branch House."

Date:  date unknown

Description: The London office of the Associated Press, with Alvin Steinkopf working at his typewriter, center rear.

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