Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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...
Description: Group portrait of Sid Boyum standing with two men inside a bar. Sid, on the left, has his arm up in the air, and his button-down shirt appears to be torn,...
Description: Druggist J.F. Robinson staffs the pharmacy's "Information Desk," ready to take a prescription from a doctor over the telephone. The pharmacy championed t...
Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.
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...
Description: Secretary uses the telephone at the Groves School for Secretaries, with notepad, telephone and intercom. Classroom appears beyond the window.
Description: Assistant Superintendent C.M. Harrison (left) and Superintendent E.C. Lutz look at a document in an office at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. A...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Ansel Adams talks on the telephone in his home office.
Description: View looking down at reporters and journalists sitting at long tables, typing on their computers or watching the Republican presidential debate. One of the...
Description: Marjorie White of 25 East Dayton Street wears a fur coat and head scarf as she uses what is alledged to be the first 24-hour, outdoor-accessible pay phone...
Description: Activist Clarence Kailin speaking into a telephone.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Two men, one talking on the telephone with his feet on the desk and another reading paperwork, work at a disorganized desk. Possibly a photograph from an i...
Description: A man poses with an old telephone, one of the artifacts at the Solomon Juneau House.
Date: 1924-11-10 ca.
Description: Customer service counter at Gibson City Implement Company, an International Harvester agricultural equipment dealership. A display board of parts leans aga...
Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
Description: Elevated view of part of the City Room with staff, "Wisconsin State Journal".
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: 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...
Description: Letterhead of the Central Roofing & Supply Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Roofing Jobbers and Contractors," with a three-quarter view of a house with a...
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...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706