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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...


Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1956-11-26 

Description: Portrait of Robert I. Perina, deputy district attorney of Dane county, seated at his desk. He assisted the Empty Stocking Club, an organized group dedicat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Informal portrait of J. Robert Taylor at his desk talking on the phone.


Youth on View

Date: 1959-05-01 

Description: Howie Mazur has a telephone conversation with his favorite girl. The photograph was taken as part of a series entitled, "What to Do on a Date."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kellogg box telephone, patented November 26, 1901, set on a stool in front of a painted background.


Anthony Comstock


Description: Anthony Comstock in his New York office.

Date: 1978-02-23 

Description: "Robert O. Baker, president of Baker Canning Company. They pack peas and corn and are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fall River Canning Company."


O.C. Harris

Date: 1944-08-11 

Description: O.C. Harris talking on the telephone in the office of his business which is the O.C. Harris Company, 1217 East Broadway, Dane County's only twenty-four hou...

Date: 1952-11 ca.

Description: Phone bank of Madison supporters for the Republican Presidential ticket: Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of ten young children. Some are posed standing on and around a staircase, other sit and stand on a sofa. There is a telephone on the wall on the left...

Date: 1929-08-15 

Description: Telephone line repairmen preparing to work on a residential line. One is climbing a ladder and the other is setting up a soldering unit. Their Internationa...


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...

Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...


Bob Moses

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: SNCC leader Bob Moses. Although this image is not fully captioned, it is believed to be the voter registration office in Jackson, Mississippi.

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...


Description: Governor John J. Blaine, Wisconsin's 24th governor, sits in an office next to a desk in a leather chair. Papers, books and a telephone are on the desk. On...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Leon Lamoreux sits at his desk in the Western Union office at 21 West Main Street. (This building no longer exists.) He and his wife, Beatrice, later taugh...

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

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: 1954-11 

Description: Henry Anderson runs a switchboard on his 90th birthday, with his smoking paraphernalia and a photograph of him at the switchboard on a table nearby.

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