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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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Wisconsin Telephone Company Building Site

Date: May 09 1946
Description: Site of the new Wisconsin Telephone Company central office building, to be constructed at corner of South Fairchild and West Main Streets. 16 S. Carroll St...
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Telephone Operators Party

Date: December 20 1941
Description: Group portrait of telephone operators at a party.
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Telephone Switchboard Operators

Date: June 25 1937
Description: Women switchboard operators, wearing headsets with microphones at the Wisconsin Telephone Company, located at 17 S. Fairchild Street. There are rotary dire...
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Dane County Court House "Telephone Girls"

Date: November 02 1933
Description: Dane County Court House "telephone girls" at the new switchboard. Sitting at the switchboard is Madge Albright, and in the rear is Bernadine Plachy and Mar...
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Wisconsin Telephone Co. Switchboard

Date: August 03 1931
Description: Wisconsin Telephone Co. switchboard, front view.
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Wisconsin Telephone Co. Switchboard

Date: August 03 1931
Description: Wisconsin Telephone Co. switchboard, rear view.
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Wisconsin Telephone Co. Addition

Date: December 26 1930
Description: Rear addition to Wisconsin Telephone Co., 17 S. Fairchild Street. Part of the Loraine Hotel is on the left.
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Wisconsin Telephone Company

Date: December 31 1930
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin Telephone Company building, 16 S. Carroll Street.
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Truck and Train Crash

Date: November 05 1930
Description: People watching railroad workers attempting to extricate the bodies of three men who died under the wheels of the Milwaukee Road passenger train locomotive...
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Truck and Train Crash

Date: November 05 1930
Description: Men looking at a crushed Wisconsin Telephone Company truck as the result of an accident with the Milwaukee Road passenger train locomotive.
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Telephone Switchboard

Date: August 13 1946
Description: Telephone switchboard being rebuilt at the Madison Exchange of the Wisconsin Telephone Company.
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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 Toll Switchboard

Date: August 14 1946
Description: Seven workers (two peeking through from behind the switchboard) and one supervisor rebuilding the telephone toll switchboard at the Wisconsin Telephone Com...

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