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Date: 1936-03-16 

Description: Original caption reads: "Ralph W. Page, G.M. [of] Tri-State Ice Cream Co. Taken by Madison Branch House."

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Description: Group photograph of the total team working on the election campaign of Carl Zeidler. Max's nickname was "Max the Axe." Milt Polland always wanted to be pho...

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: 1943 ca.

Description: A map that shows the lands for sale by the Tomahawk Land Company of Tomahawk, Wisconsin, in the counties of Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida, and Price. The map s...

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: 1939 

Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker talking in a telephone booth.

Date: 1958-01-23 

Description: Female telephone switchboard operator at work.

Date: 1937-05-24 

Description: Olga M. Stankowitz, stenographer, E.O. Snider, credit and collection manager, and P.I. Brandjord, collection correspondent, sit around a desk in an office...

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...

Date: 1935 

Description: Alfred Krieg, Chief Engineer at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works, sits at his desk in a factory office holding a sheet of paper.

Date: 1932 

Description: C.F. Stewart of International Harvester's Fort Wayne Works sits behind a desk in an office.

Photograph

Teen Summer Jobs

Date: 1950-08-09 

Description: Charlene Schaefer, East High School 1950 graduate, is shown operating the telephone switch board at Lake View Sanatorium.

Date: 1958-11-05 

Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.

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Description: Kellogg box telephone in front of a painted backdrop. Patented November 26, 1901.

Date: 1949-09-30 

Description: Shorewood Hills fire chief Chris Bertelsen receives the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

The Remarkable History of the Telephone

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

Photograph

Grace Putnam

Date: 1931-12-26 

Description: Grace Putnam, executive secretary of the Madison Woman's Club, in the Woman's Building, 240 W. Gilman street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: President Harry Truman meets a packed room full of reporters. Merriman Smith, the "dean of the White House correspondents and the donor of this image," can...

Date: 1935 

Description: Alfred Krieg, chief engineer at International Harvester's Fort Wayne Works, sits behind an office desk.

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