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Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Professor Perry Holden (right) and an unidentified man sit at a desk and look over promotional materials from International Harvester's Agricultural Extens...
Description: In the newsroom of the "Wisconsin State Journal", an employee with the newly acquired Associated Press wire photo sending and receiving machine.
Description: Kellogg box telephone in front of a painted backdrop. Patented November 26, 1901.
Date: date unknown
Description: Ronald Reagan (left) speaks with Steve Gunderson (right).
Description: Assistant Superintendent C.M. Harrison (left) and Superintendent E.C. Lutz look at a document in an office at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. A...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: An interior view of a diner, showing two semi-circular counters with stools and booths along the walls. There is a jukebox on the right and a root beer bar...
Description: Curlee Seals, Jr. discussing plans for his 1949 Soap Box Derby racer with three members of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce, Curlee's sponsor for the...
Description: Man (probably R.O. Champeau, owner and operator of the Rocket Oil Company, 204 South Paterson Street), writing up an order for a customer who is seated to...
Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.
Description: Parts technician on the telephone at his desk in the International Harvester dealership of H. Metz. Photograph was taken as part of store modernization pr...
Description: Composite panoramic view of the north side of the 500 block of State Street. Business include: The Towers (student apartments), Pantorium Dry Cleaners, The...
Description: Charles T. Davies, Mazomanie representative of the Wisconsin Telephone Company, receives the first dial telephone call to be handled through the Wisconsin...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Ansel Adams talks on the telephone in his home office.
Description: Elevated view of men sitting at desks near large windows in the general office of International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch. Additional men and wome...
Description: T.R. Moudler, manager of IH San Antonio motor truck district sitting next to "Jess." The men are likely in the office of an International Harvester dealers...
Description: Sue Collins jots down scores she hears transmitted by the new recorder machine as radio station WIBA's automatic telephone system is in operation for the f...
Description: Female telephone operators busy at work.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Dr. Joseph Smith reads at his desk in his office in the Wisconsin Valley Trust Building.
Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...
Description: Men work along a road with a modified McCormick-Deering 10-20 industrial tractor with attached trailor and post hole digging rig. The men work for Shippers...
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