Street Scene

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view down sidewalk of a large group of men and women walking away from the camera. On the left police officers and onlookers stand among...


Committee Break

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey talks on the telephone during a break in the deliberation of the House Budget Committee. Standing above Obey is his aide Scott Li...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.

Date: 1957-11-15 

Description: The original caption states, "the Wisconsin Telephone Co.'s one-millionth telephone now in service was presented to Gov. Vernon W. Thomson by Charles E. Wa...

Date: 1931-10-12 

Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.

Date: 1914 

Description: John Storm (played by Harry Benham) is in a heated discussion with a police chief or some other authority (played by Morgan Jones) in a scene still from th...

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: 1929 ca.

Description: Lloyd Wright playing the piano in one of the structures at Ocatilla, the temporary camp built by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship during thei...

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...


Municipal Station

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Municipal pumping station, corner of Main Street and Military Road. A telephone booth is on the right.

Date: 1910 

Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.


Writing a Note

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.

Date: 1930-01-10 

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

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a old-fashioned telephone inside a frame made of a blue ribbon, decorated with hearts and flowers. A cherub holds the receiver. A...

Date: 1957-05-24 

Description: Sue Collins jots down scores she hears transmitted by the new recorder machine as radio station WIBA's automatic telephone system is in operation for the f...


George Watson

Date: 1953-02 ca.

Description: George Watson, Superintendent of Public Instruction in Wisconsin, seated at his desk wearing a necktie and holding a pencil.

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.


Office Workers

Date: 1934 

Description: A woman at an office desk reads a pamphlet entitled, "What is Quality in a Motor Truck?" A male worker speaks on the telephone in the background. The two...

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: A man, likely a manager at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works, sits at a desk working on papers. There are phones, filing cabinets and other office...

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