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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Silent film actress Lottie Briscoe in a studio publicity photograph posed sitting at a small table with a candlestick telephone, a vase with flowers, and s...

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Description: An African American man wearing a suit making a telephone call.

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Sleeping Porch

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Four beds line either side of the sleeping porch at the farmhouse of J.E. Joyce. A telephone hangs on the wall and striped curtains cover the opened window...

Date: 1957-07-01 

Description: Florence Gill, a volunteer blood donor for the Red Cross, receives a call from a volunteer requesting a donation.

Date: 1960-06-21 

Description: William Behnke goes over bills in his office at the rear of his store, which was in business since July 12, 1899.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of Robert M. Ball sitting at his desk, as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance. In 1962, President Kennedy appointed B...

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Description: Exterior view of the three-story brick National Bank building.

Date: 1991 

Description: Wisconsin was well represented on a congressional leadership trip to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Here Congressman David Obey (in plaid shirt) leans over the...

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

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Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

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Description: Lineman in suspended seat, possibly stringing telephone line.

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Description: Telephone facility complete with satellite uplink antennae, Humvees and 6x6 trucks in the Persian Gulf War.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Helen Gibson stars in one of the "Hazards of Helen" films. She sits at a desk holding the receiver of a candlestick telephone to her ear.

Photograph

Office or Study

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Description: An office or study, most likely belonging to Harold Gauer, with three framed pictures hanging over a desk, of Robert Bloch, one-time Milwaukee mayoral cand...

Date: 1917 

Description: Film still of a man seated at a roll-top desk in his office.

Date: 1949-09-30 

Description: Maple Bluff fire chief Lawrence Nielsen places the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.

Date: 1910 

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

Photograph

John Lavine

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: John A. Lavine of Chippewa Falls, head of the Lavine Newspaper Group and publisher of several Wisconsin newspapers.

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1952-09-10 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, with supporters in his hometown of Appleton, hearing the news of his landslide victory over his Republican Party c...

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