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

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: 1947-12-04 

Description: East High School students Betty Jensen, daughter of Nels Jensen, McFarland, John Ellestad, son of John Ellestad, Route 4, and Phil Ashby, son of Mr. and Mr...

Date: 1934-03-31 

Description: Indoor flash-light portrait of Jennie Krueger Bruetzman and Edgar Krueger playing checkers at the table on their 35th birthday. A telephone hangs on the wa...

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

The Remarkable History of the Telephone

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

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color cartoon face of a man to the left with numbers worked into his hair, throat, and neck tie, and a telephone attached to his collar. In lower right-h...

Photograph

E.H. Sohner

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Mr. E.H. Sohner, General Superintendent of International Harvester's Bettendorf Works, wears a three-piece suit and sits in an office chair to pose for a p...

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...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A man and a woman are standing and facing each other, but looking down at their smart phones. Behind them, lines of people are wait to enter the Milwaukee...

Photograph

Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commssion. Ms. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blou...

Date: 1943 

Description: Exterior of International Harvester's General Office for Great Britain. The building included a showroom, service station, and parts and machine warehouse....

Date: 1929-08-15 

Description: A crew of telephone line repairmen working on a rural line with their International truck parked below them.

Date: 1953-01-29 

Description: Four men and one woman seated around a table make telephone calls.

Date: 1910 

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

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Group portrait of a family standing in a tight group to take a "selfie" while standing outside the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theater....

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A woman and two children pose for a photograph taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Mrs. Willie Thompson, my warmly gracious hostess for over two weeks. U...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a man playing poker alone on the left side of a table in a living room. In the background is a stairwell.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a female telephone operator at an 1890s era switchboard.

Date: 1935-06-18 ca.

Description: Springfield Works storekeeper H.H. Stephenson sits at a desk in his factory office.

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