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Photograph

Budget Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with his aide, Scott Lilly, during a meeting of the House Budget Committee.

Date: 1937-06-25 

Description: Women switchboard operators, wearing head sets with microphones at the Wisconsin Telephone Company, located at 17 S. Fairchild Street. There are rotary dir...

Date: 1935 

Description: E.C. Lutz, superintendent of International Harvester's Fort Wayne Works, sits at a desk while C.M. Harrison, assistant superintendent, stands next to him.

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."

Date: 1930-11-05 

Description: Governor-elect Philip F. La Follette reads a telegram at the La Follette campaign headquarters.

Date: 1937-05-25 

Description: Reception room and general offices on the second floor of International Harvester's New York Manhattan truck branch. Large photographs of men at work in In...

Photograph

Beck Motor Sales

Date: 1978-02 

Description: "Beck Motor Sales. This fine 1917 Dodge Roadster is on display in the showroom. Reuben Beck (with phone) and his brother, Gerald, (center) are the propriet...

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar, with the months of August & September. Features an illustration of a woman holding a light. Around her are books, telescope, and other objec...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1935-04-09 

Description: J.H. De Fee, shop foreman, and W.R. Thomas, superintendent, sit behind a desk at the City of Jacksonville Garage.

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...

Photograph

Temple Zion

Date: 1978-04 

Description: Temple Zion and the adjacent school. At the time of this photograph, Temple Zion was used as the Outagamie Historical Society.

Date: 1906 

Description: Two men and a woman working in a branch(?) office of the International Harvester Company. One man is talking on a telephone. Portraits of William Deering a...

Date: 1935-10-03 ca.

Description: Two men sit at a desk near an International station wagon (possibly in an International truck dealership). Original caption reads: "City Sales, Dan Strong...

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

The Remarkable History of the Telephone

Learn how Wisconsin resident Richard Valentine's invention would change the world

Date: 1929-04 ca.

Description: Two men, possibly clerks, sit on either side of a desk working on papers in an office at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. There is a phone, stamp...

Date: 1935-12-30 

Description: Art Director G.V. Johnson of International Harvester's Advertising Department in Chicago, sitting at his desk.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...

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...

Date: 1911 

Description: J.W. Wischart talks on a telephone in the office of International Harvester's general agency building in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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