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Description: Letterhead of the Farmers' New Era Telephone Company of Hebron, Illinois, with a female switchboard operator wearing headphones sitting near a window with...

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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...

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Description: A man is reading at a desk, while a woman writes on a pad of paper seated nearby in an office at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).

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Sleeping Porch

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Four beds line either side of the sleeping porch at the farmhouse of J.E. Joyce. A telephone hangs on the wall and striped curtains cover the opened window...

Date: 1947-12-27 

Description: Portrait of a young man assumed to be an employee of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, taken inside the Wisconsin state capitol building.

Date: 1991 

Description: Wisconsin was well represented on a congressional leadership trip to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Here Congressman David Obey (in plaid shirt) leans over the...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Lloyd Wright playing the piano in one of the structures at Ocatilla, the temporary camp built by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship during thei...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: Interior of a home taken by a civil rights volunteer. "The living room at the Thompson's. Actually, the room was somewhat misleading since the other roo...

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

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W.V.B. Holloway

Date: 1946 

Description: W.V.B. Holloway, Richard Quinney's maternal grandfather, sitting at a a table looking at a large book of maps. A phone is mounted to the wall next to him...

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Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Cattle grazing amidst the trees. A telephone or electric line runs across the background, not easily visible.

Date: 1927-08-09 

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Distant view of the mill, with a stream leading to it, and a road paralleling the stream on the right.

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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."

Date: 1962 

Description: A trucker uses a pay phone in a phone booth inside the Mt. Victory service plaza while taking a break from the road.

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Description: Three men testing the Bell System's Telstar experimental communications satellite at the Bell Telephone Laboratories before being sent to Cape Canaveral, F...

Date: 1952-09-10 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, with supporters in his hometown of Appleton, hearing the news of his landslide victory over his Republican Party c...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1918-11-26 

Description: Offices at International Harvester's Osborne Works (later known as "Auburn Works"). The offices are empty except for a lone switchboard operator. A sign ha...

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