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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...


Evans and Novak

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: Journalists Robert Novak and Rowland Evans in their office.

Date:  date unknown

Description: President Harry Truman meets a packed room full of reporters. Merriman Smith, the "dean of the White House correspondents and the donor of this image," can...

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...


Teen Summer Jobs

Date: 1950-08-09 

Description: Charlene Schaefer, East High School 1950 graduate, is shown operating the telephone switch board at Lake View Sanatorium.

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: 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: 1947-04-07 

Description: During the national telephone strike, one operator is present in the east switchboard room at Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.


John T. McManus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Candid photograph of journalist John T. "Jack" McManus speaking on the telephone. McManus was a writer for the "New York Times"; co-founder of the "Nationa...


E.H. Sohner

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Mr. E.H. Sohner, General Superintendent of International Harvester's Bettendorf Works, wears a three-piece suit and sits in an office chair to pose for a p...

Date: 1930-01-10 

Description: Levers, toggles, and indicator lights make up the switchboard at the Eastwood Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue.

Date: 1984-08-28 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Santa Claus talks on a telephone at a Christmas display at Manchester's Department Store.

Date: 1946 

Description: Employees of the Associated Press in Prague shortly after the end of World War II: left to right, Dashenka, Juta Turkova, Alvin Steinkopf (in his war corre...

Date: 1944 

Description: One woman and two men working at desks in an office at Industrial Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership.

Date: 1949-02-24 

Description: Mrs. Alice Ferguson, director of home service for Madison Gas and Electric Company, will be the judge for the "Wisconsin State Journal's" fourth and final...

Date: 1942 

Description: G.M. Ahlschwede, branch manager of Green Bay, watches R.P. Dunham, dealer of Green Bay, sign Governor Heil's pledge of cooperation, which reads, in part: "...

Date: 1990 

Description: Close-up of a female domestic abuse counselor sitting at a desk holding a bible with a rope-noose around it.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Silent film actress Lottie Briscoe in a studio publicity photograph posed sitting at a small table with a candlestick telephone, a vase with flowers, and s...

Date: 1958 

Description: Gertrude Martin, operator for Hazan's Telephone Supermarket, at her desk with a phone in her hand. Behind her a chalkboard displays a reminder to "suggest...

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