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Date: 1958-02 ca.

Description: Elected to the Senate in a special election in September 1957, to fill the unexpired term of Senator Joe McCarthy, William Proxmire was forced to begin a c...


Rocket Oil Company

Date: 1946-10-10 

Description: Man (probably R.O. Champeau, owner and operator of the Rocket Oil Company, 204 South Paterson Street), writing up an order for a customer who is seated to...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: R.M. Erickson in a factory office at Springfield Works. Original caption reads: "Springfield Works, R.M. Erickson O&D Dept."

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: 1918 

Description: In a scene still for "Women's Weapons," Nicolas Elliot (played by Elliot Dexter) sits at his desk looking stunned. His wife Anne Elliot (Ethel Clayton) sit...

Date: 1950-07-12 

Description: Organizers of the 1950 Madison Soap Box Derby gather around a table while examining papers. Pictured left to right, front row, are: Glenn "Pat" Holmes, Joh...


Telephone Exchange

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A telephone operator sits at the switchboard.

Date: 1944 

Description: One woman and two men working at desks in an office at Industrial Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior of the lobby at Saint Mary's Hospital, completed May 18, 1859 and designed by Anthony Bley. The view includes a statue of Mary and Jesus surrounde...

Date: 1926-08 

Description: A man works at the front desk at the lobby of the Basswood resort in Long Lake. The room features a table and chairs, stained glass windows, a calendar, an...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1947-05-08 

Description: Editorial staff of the Wisconsin State Journal gathered around a table. L to R: Harold McClelland, State Editor; (sitting) Lawrence Fitzpatrick, Cit...


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: 1962 

Description: A man sits behind the counter of the Mt. Victory truck stop general store. Shoes and boots are arranged on the counter in front of him, and various items a...

Date: 1949-09-06 

Description: A Madison police officer at the new police telephone switchboard at the police station, 14 South Webster Street.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View of the dining room in the Krueger home. A television with a telephone on top stands in the corner behind the dining room table. A work desk and chair...

Date: 1937-10-26 

Description: Parts technician on the telephone at his desk in the International Harvester dealership of H. Metz. The portrait was taken as part of store modernization p...


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

Date: 1948-02-25 

Description: Mrs. Joseph (Betty Pruett) Farrington, former police reporter, recalls work days with Russell B. Pyre, current reporter. She was a police reporter from 191...

Date: 1949-02-24 

Description: Mrs. Alice Ferguson, director of home service for Madison Gas and Electric Company, will be the judge for the "Wisconsin State Journal's" fourth and final...

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