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Teenagers Listening to WVLR at the Eagle's Nest

Date: 1965
Description: Teenagers studying and playing pool at the Eagle's Nest, a popular teen hangout in downtown Sauk-Prairie. The Eagle's Nest had a juke-box, but the WVLR (Wi...

Boy with Radio Kit

Date: October 02 1954
Description: Boy with radio kit, experimenting with a two tube radio receiver.

La Follette Family Listens to the Returns

Date: November 1924
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with Isabel Bacon La Follette (Mrs. Philip La Follette), Mrs. John J. Blaine, Philip Fox La Follette, Governor John J. Blaine,...

Early Crystal Radio Set

Description: A woman tunes an early crystal radio set.

Production Line Worker

Date: 1935
Description: A woman factory worker sorting parts at Globe Union Manufacturing Company, maker of batteries, radio apparatus, and spark plugs.


Description: A woman takes down menus and recipes that she hears on her radiophone.

W.I.B.A. Radio Tower

Date: December 27 1935
Description: View across snow-covered ground towards four men constructing the W.I.B.A. radio transmission tower.

Connor Radio Co. Store Interior

Date: November 22 1934
Description: Connor Radio Company store interior, 2207 Atwood Avenue, featuring Crosley radios and a tin ceiling.

Governor Schmedeman Holding Radio Microphone

Date: October 30 1934
Description: Governor Albert Schmedeman at home. He is sitting in a wheelchair and holding a radio microphone.

H&S Radio Service

Date: May 14 1934
Description: H&S Radio Service, 308 E. Wilson Street - interior. Shows speakers, vacuum tubes, and other radio parts. Owned by Don Head and Jack Symons.

WIBA Radio Transmitter

Date: November 04 1933
Description: Everett H. Marshall stands next to a radio transmitter at the WIBA transmitter station, 111 King Street.

Madison Radio Shop Sound Car

Date: April 03 1933
Description: "Sound car" with loud speakers on the front hood, and a large sign on top that reads: "Norge, Madison Radio & Refrigerator Co., Borgrud Hardware Co., Ander...

Kidder Radio Shop (Panorama, Left Side)

Date: December 23 1932
Description: Left interior of Kidder Radio Shop, 113 N. Baldwin Street. Shows two men working on radios.

Kidder Radio Shop (Panorama, Right Side)

Date: December 23 1932
Description: Right interior of Kidder Radio Shop, 113 N. Baldwin Street. Shows two men working on radios.

Girls Listening to Small Radio

Date: November 10 1932
Description: Fanchon & Marco "Irene Girls" listening to a small radio backstage at the Orpheum Theatre. Fanchon & Marco were a brother and sister choreography duo who t...

Henry Vilas Zoo Award Presented to Boy

Date: October 05 1931
Description: Two men are presenting a radio to a boy, Phillip Harris, as an award for naming the Vilas Zoo lion cubs. The names were "Thor" and "Yama." Left to right in...

Lapham School Radio Room

Date: April 29 1931
Description: Ben Park, sitting in a chair, is talking to all the classrooms in Lapham school through the radio microphone in the office of Shirley D. Almy, principal. T...

Radio Display in Lobby

Date: December 23 1930
Description: Christmas Victor radio show display in Orpheum theater lobby. There are four console radios and two Christmas trees. On the wall is a depiction of Santa in...

WIBA Radio Control Room

Date: December 05 1930
Description: Mr. Hagen sitting at master control in the WIBA control room.

Radio Transmitter and Walter T. Butler

Date: October 29 1930
Description: Walter T. Butler stands beside a radio transmitter in his store, Butler Radio Service, 606 University Avenue.

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