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Harry S. Truman

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Harry S. Truman in the oval office standing behind his desk.

Date: 1945-01-29 ca.

Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...

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...

Photograph

Chester P. Gross

Date: 1935 

Description: Indoor portrait of Chester P. Gross, seated in a chair at a desk. He is writing in a notebook with a pencil. Gross photographed the Wisconsin State Capitol...

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Description: Mrs. Thompto and employee Ethel Clemens working at the telephone switchboard.

Date: 1958 

Description: Betty Bakalaya, operator for Hazan's Telephone Supermarket, takes an order over the phone. Her coworkers are in the background.

Date: 1957-07-01 

Description: Portrait of Martha Stolz and Gladys Murphy, two volunteer members of the Red Cross blood donor committee, who make calls to request blood donations.

Date: 1939 

Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the north side of the 500 block of State Street. Business include: The Towers (student apartments), Pantorium Dry Cleaners, The...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card from Chappell's Ad Dept. The card has seven consecutive panels accordion folded. The front panel shows a bell hanging by a ribbon surrounded b...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two men, one talking on the telephone with his feet on the desk and another reading paperwork, work at a disorganized desk. Possibly a photograph from an i...

Date: 1930-01-10 

Description: Levers, toggles, and indicator lights make up the switchboard at the Eastwood Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue.

Date: 1957-05-24 

Description: The WIBA automatic telephone system which will give latest baseball scores is tested on first day of operation. Shown testing the phones are Norman Hahn, W...

Date: 1947-04-07 

Description: During the national telephone strike, one operator is present in the east switchboard room at Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Date: 1916-10-18 

Description: Political cartoon for presidential campaign critical of Woodrow Wilson's cautious approach to the war. Cartoon shows sign which says "He Kept Us Out of War...

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: 1957-07-01 

Description: Florence Gill, a volunteer blood donor for the Red Cross, receives a call from a volunteer requesting a donation.

Date: 1939 

Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.

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Budget Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with his aide, Scott Lilly, during a meeting of the House Budget Committee.

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