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Date: 1924-11-10 ca.

Description: Customer service counter at Gibson City Implement Company, an International Harvester agricultural equipment dealership. A display board of parts leans aga...

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Description: A woman standing over a man who has been tied up and laid across boards resting on two sawhorses. In the background is a telephone on a half wall, and a ta...

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Curlee Seals, Jr. discussing plans for his 1949 Soap Box Derby racer with three members of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce, Curlee's sponsor for the...

Date: 1935-04-09 

Description: J.H. De Fee, shop foreman, and W.R. Thomas, superintendent, sit behind a desk at the City of Jacksonville Garage.

Date: 1929-04 ca.

Description: Two men, possibly clerks, sit on either side of a desk working on papers in an office at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. There is a phone, stamp...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A teenager sitting on a bed talking on the telephone.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Helen Gibson stars in one of the "Hazards of Helen" films. She sits at a desk holding the receiver of a candlestick telephone to her ear.

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Description: Kellogg box telephone in front of a painted backdrop. Patented November 26, 1901.

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Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A kitchen counter is a good perch for a teenage girl's telephone conversation.

Date: 1940-11-04 

Description: Druggist J.F. Robinson staffs the pharmacy's "Information Desk," ready to take a prescription from a doctor over the telephone. The pharmacy championed t...

Date: 1931-10-12 

Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.

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Dr. Miloslavich

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dr. Edward L. Miloslavich (center), formerly a Milwaukee police surgeon, seen here in his office in Zagred, Yugoslavia. Dr. Miloslavich played a role in th...

Date: 1954-11 

Description: Henry Anderson runs a switchboard on his 90th birthday, with his smoking paraphernalia and a photograph of him at the switchboard on a table nearby.

Date: 1918 

Description: Richard Lloyd Jones's bedroom, 1010 Walker Court (now known as Rutledge Court). His Underwood typewriter, telephone, and bookcase are seen. Lloyd Jones w...

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Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

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Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1956-11-26 

Description: Portrait of Robert I. Perina, deputy district attorney of Dane county, seated at his desk. He assisted the Empty Stocking Club, an organized group dedicat...

Date: 1947-08-24 

Description: Chief meteorologist Rupert J. Batz at his desk at the U.S. Weather Bureau Station at North Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, is giving out th...

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...

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Description: Three men testing the Bell System's Telstar experimental communications satellite at the Bell Telephone Laboratories before being sent to Cape Canaveral, F...

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