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Date: 1995-05-26 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, Speaker of the House Tom Foley, and Vice President Al Gore on board Air Force Two.

Date: 1950-11-14 

Description: A group of Western Electric workers picket the Wisconsin Telephone Exchange at 122 West Main Street off the Capitol Square in Madison. The Park Hotel sign...

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: 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...


Obey on the Phone

Date: 1976 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking on the phone in his office. Taken in 1976 this image was used in his 1980 campaign brochure with the caption: "trying to...

Date: 1949-02-14 

Description: Altrusa Club members preparing for a benefit program for the club's scholarship and hospital fund, at which Kathryn Turney Garten will give a book review....

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Telephone callers started a new phase of the "get out the vote" campaign Monday at Proxmire for Governor headquarters, 135 W. Wells Street. More than 40 te...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Date: 1949-11-18 

Description: Marjorie White of 25 East Dayton Street wears a fur coat and head scarf as she uses what is alledged to be the first 24-hour, outdoor-accessible pay phone...

Date: 1929-04-23 

Description: A man, probably a factory manager, sitting at a large desk in an office at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. A large map of the United States is h...


Committee Break

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey talks on the telephone during a break in the deliberation of the House Budget Committee. Standing above Obey is his aide Scott Li...

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Interior of the Winfield Martin house, 2906 Lakeland Avenue (earlier address: 611 Elmside Boulevard), showing the stairway, with a telephone on a cabinet i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Henry B. Harris is seated at a desk reading a large book or ledger. He is wearing a suit, and there is a telephone at his elbow.

Date: 1959-10-27 

Description: The theme "Every Call Counts" at the first United Givers report luncheon will be symbolized by the huge replica of a telephone. Shown with the phone are (l...


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...

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: Montgomery Ward (on North Henry Street), Colonial Shoppe E...

Date: 1931 

Description: The mixer in a sound booth talks to actor Ramon Novarro and director Jacques Feyder as they record dialogue for the film "Son of India."

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