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Date: 1931-10-12 

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

Date: 1949-11-18 

Description: Marjorie White of 25 East Dayton Street wears a fur coat and head scarf as she uses what is alledged to be the first 24-hour, outdoor-accessible pay phone...

Photograph

John Lavine

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: John A. Lavine of Chippewa Falls, head of the Lavine Newspaper Group and publisher of several Wisconsin newspapers.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Main Street. Houses line both sides of the street, as do trees, which partially obscure the houses. Telephone and/or electric lines run paralle...

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Description: A woman standing over a man who has been tied up and laid across boards resting on two sawhorses. In the background is a telephone on a half wall, and a ta...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith reads at his desk in his office in the Wisconsin Valley Trust Building.

Date: 1946-02-06 

Description: Mazomanie Village President Theodore R. King, seated at a roll top desk, dials the first telephone call to be handled through the Wisconsin Telephone Compa...

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

Writing a Note

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.

Date: 1984-08-28 

Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.

Date: 1956 

Description: Sherwin and Emma Gillett at their 50th Wedding Anniversary, seated in front of a photograph of them in a heart-shaped frame with the caption: "When you and...

Date: 1947-11-04 

Description: Armand F. Ketterer, principal of Franklin Elementary School, shown discussing an Education Week poster with four eighth grade pupils. Left to right: Sandra...

Date: 1948-02-25 

Description: Mrs. Joseph (Betty Pruett) Farrington, former police reporter, recalls work days with Russell B. Pyre, current reporter. She was a police reporter from 191...

Photograph

S. Sixth Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of south Sixth Avenue, looking down hill. Houses line both sides of the street, with one tree visible in the foreground and multiple trees lining bo...

Date: 1944-01-19 

Description: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.

Date: 1945-01-29 ca.

Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...

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...

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

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

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."

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