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Date: 1946-08-14 

Description: Eleven male workers and one supervisor making telephone switchboard cables in the basement of the Wisconsin Telephone Company building.

Photograph

Captain J.G. Morgan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Seated portrait of Captain J.G. Morgan, Adjutant of the 310th United States Army Engineer Corps, in uniform at his desk. On his desk there appears to be a...

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Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.

Date: 1959-10-27 

Description: The theme "Every Call Counts" at the first United Givers report luncheon will be symbolized by the huge replica of a telephone. Shown with the phone are (l...

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

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

Date: 1978-02-21 

Description: "Dr. Gregory P. Langenfeld, Theresa's fine family doctor. Greg received his M.D. in 1941, after graduating from Northwestern University. He followed in the...

Date: 1916-10-18 

Description: Political cartoon for presidential campaign critical of Woodrow Wilson's cautious approach to the war. Cartoon shows sign which says "He Kept Us Out of War...

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Description: Kellogg box telephone in front of a painted backdrop. Patented November 26, 1901.

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...

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Description: Irna Phillips, with her friend and secretary Rose Cooperman. Irna is holding papers and smoking a cigarette. Rose is sitting in the background writing.

Date: 1960-01-25 

Description: Southwest Wisconsin Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America, as their community service project, present a piano to the Children's Unit of University...

Date: 1949-09-30 

Description: Shorewood Hills fire chief Chris Bertelsen receives the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.

Date: 2004-08 

Description: A man poses with an old telephone, one of the artifacts at the Solomon Juneau House.

Date: 1955 

Description: Portrait of William Rice Odell seated at his desk. A curtain on a window in the background bears the International Harvester Company logo. Odell graduated...

Date: 1961-08-20 

Description: Street scene with a Shell gasoline station, the Kitty Korner Kafe, and a phone booth in early morning fog.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Office of the Directress at St. Xavier's Academy. A roll top desk sits by the window and a small table holding a typewriter stands to the ri...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A woman and two children pose for a photograph taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Mrs. Willie Thompson, my warmly gracious hostess for over two weeks. U...

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