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Wisconsin Telephone Company Building

Date: 1940
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin Telephone Company, 17 South Fairchild Street.
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Telephone Line Repairmen at Work

Date: August 15 1929
Description: A crew of telephone line repairmen working on a rural line with their International truck parked below them.
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Telephone Workers

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of men working on telephone lines from scaffolding attached to the pole in front of the telephone exchange building.
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Switchboard Operator

Date: 1915
Description: Josie Jepson (or Jepsen) at the telephone switchboard on Washington Island.
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Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883
Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.
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Telephone Switchboard and Operators

Date: 1920
Description: Women work on nine-place telephone switchboard that served 1,145 single-line flat-rate telephones originating 10 calls per day, on average.
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Telephone Line Repairmen with International Service Truck

Date: August 15 1929
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...
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Telephone Switchboard Operators

Date: June 25 1937
Description: Women switchboard operators, wearing head sets with microphones at the Wisconsin Telephone Company, located at 17 S. Fairchild Street. There are rotary dir...
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Wisconsin Telephone Company

Date: December 31 1930
Description: View of the Wisconsin Telephone Company building, 16 S. Carroll Street.
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Men making Telephone Switchboard Cables

Date: August 14 1946
Description: Eleven male workers and one supervisor making telephone switchboard cables in the basement of the Wisconsin Telephone Company building.
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Telephone Exchange Switchboard

Date: August 14 1946
Description: Five men are rebuilding the "Fairchild" exchange switchboard at the Wisconsin Telephone Company building. Four women telephone operators in the background...
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Telephone Line Installation

Date: 1928
Description: Telephone linemen working on scaffolds at different levels on a telephone pole as they install line in a rural area. Their International Harvester truck is...
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Telephone Workers Aboard an International K-7 Truck

Date: 1941
Description: Workers climbing on an International K-7 truck owned by Southern Bell Telephone Company, ready to service customers between Jacksonville and Camp Blanding,...
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International Model S Telephone Repair Truck

Date: 1927
Description: International Model S telephone repair truck owned by the Ohio Bell Telephone Company.
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Pool players, Wisconsin Telephone Company Lounge

Date: March 09 1954
Description: Five men employees play pool in the Pioneer Lounge, Wisconsin Telephone Company, 122 West Main Street, with four women observing.
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Central Wisconsin Telephone Company Exchange Building

Date: 1890
Description: View of the Central Wisconsin Telephone Company exchange building from the street.
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Two Linemen for Telephone Exchange

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Description: Studio portrait of two telephone linemen with some of their equipment in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing work clothes and hats, and hold ciga...
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Wisconsin Telephone Company Car

Date: March 13 1948
Description: Ford "Woody" station wagon test car with antenna for mobile telephone, on West Washington Avenue in front of the Grace Episcopal Church. Also included in t...
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Telephone Strike

Date: March 07 1947
Description: Telephone workers picket at the telephone exchange on Capitol Square, near the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Seven hundred Madison telephone employee...
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Wisconsin Telephone Company

Date: 1940
Description: An exterior view of the Wisconsin Telephone Company Building, 17 South Fairchild Street.

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