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Date: 1962-07-26 

Description: Fred Bjorkstem, a Finnish student at UW, made a transatlantic telephone call to Finland from Sterling Hall via the Telstar communications satellite. Telsta...

Date: 1963-03-27 

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

Photograph

Dorothy H. Wright

Date: 1920-11-11 

Description: Portrait of Dorothy H. Wright sitting at a desk, holding a pen. On the back of the image she has written: "To A.W. Lawson from Dorothy H. Wright, Nov. 11 -...

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Description: Letterhead of the Hager City Telephone Company of Hager City, Wisconsin, with a line of telephone poles and wires connecting a man in a business suit sitti...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A man and a woman are standing and facing each other, but looking down at their smart phones. Behind them, lines of people are wait to enter the Milwaukee...

Date: 1945-07-25 

Description: Wilhelm Gerst of the "Frankfurter Rundschau", (second from the left) signing the first contract for mail distribution of a newspaper in Germany after World...

Date: 1995-05-26 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, Speaker of the House Tom Foley, and Vice President Al Gore on board Air Force Two.

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1949-02-14 

Description: Altrusa Club members preparing for a benefit program for the club's scholarship and hospital fund, at which Kathryn Turney Garten will give a book review....

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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...

Date: 1948-09 

Description: Newsroom of the Louisville Times, where Anne (typing, at the right), and Carl Braden (left), worked as journalists.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Helen Gibson stars in one of the "Hazards of Helen" films. She sits at a desk holding the receiver of a candlestick telephone to her ear.

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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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Miss Olive White

Date: 1949 

Description: Miss Olive White of the Home Economics Department at International Harvester's Evansville Works. She is sitting at a desk, with a phone to her left ear. A...

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Downtown Theresa

Date: 1956 

Description: "A time exposure recorded car head and tail lights."

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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: 1935-10-03 ca.

Description: Two men sit at a desk near an International station wagon (possibly in an International truck dealership). Original caption reads: "City Sales, Dan Strong...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: R.M. Erickson in a factory office at Springfield Works. Original caption reads: "Springfield Works, R.M. Erickson O&D Dept."

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View over people's heads towards Donald Trump as he is talking to a large group of reporters and journalists in the spin room of the Republican presidentia...

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Built-In Desk

Date: 1923-07 

Description: A chair is standing on a rug beside a built-in desk in the home of Adolph Betz. A telephone is sitting on an end table beside the desk.

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