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Description: Soldier at a field call box in Guantanamo, Cuba.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Interior view of telephone equipment stored under wooden steps, including receivers and a switchboard. Probably inside the Van Schaick building.
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...
Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.
Description: A group of Western Electric workers picket the Wisconsin Telephone Exchange at 122 West Main Street off the Capitol Square in Madison. The Park Hotel sign...
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
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...
Description: Men at desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger advertising department. Large windows on left look out towards another building, and men on equipment can be se...
Date: 1975 ca.
Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a pink telephone on a large red heart. The text on the upper left reads "Nothing "Phoney" About This! Be My Valentine". T...
Date: 1945-01-29 ca.
Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...
Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.
Description: Pedestrians walk through a park past a bandstand and trees. The Park Building can be seen behind them, built in 1914. To its right stands Lee Savings Ban...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A teenager sitting on a bed talking on the telephone.
Description: A man sits behind the counter of the Mt. Victory truck stop general store. Shoes and boots are arranged on the counter in front of him, and various items a...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Interior of the lobby at Saint Mary's Hospital, completed May 18, 1859 and designed by Anthony Bley. The view includes a statue of Mary and Jesus surrounde...
Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...
Description: The mixer in a sound booth talks to actor Ramon Novarro and director Jacques Feyder as they record dialogue for the film "Son of India."
Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three girls standing and sitting at a table with a play telephone, a kitchen beater, and play dishe...
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.
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