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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...
Description: William Fiebelkorn's family sit together in a sitting room. The two children pose with toys. There is a stuffed animal near William's feet. Anna Fiebelkorn...
Description: Loraine Hotel lobby with local business directory next to registration desk, male customer at registration counter and two clerks in front of Western Union...
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...
Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.
Description: A man wearing a suit and hat checking in and signing a piece of paper at a hotel registry desk. A suitcase sits at his feet and a hotel employee uses a te...
Description: William Behnke goes over bills in his office at the rear of his store, which was in business since July 12, 1899.
Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.
Description: Irna Phillips, with her friend and secretary Rose Cooperman. Irna is holding papers and smoking a cigarette. Rose is sitting in the background writing.
Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
Description: A woman at an office desk reads a pamphlet entitled, "What is Quality in a Motor Truck?" A male worker speaks on the telephone in the background. The two...
Description: Democratic leadership on the Wisconsin Assembly floor: left to right: Robert T. Huber, minority leader; David R. Obey, assistant minority leader, and Norma...
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....
Description: Members of the Dane County Medical Society, the Methodist Hospital Nurses' Alumnae Association, and the Dane County Unit of the American Cancer Society pre...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Office in a McCormick Company building — possibly a factory, branch house, dealership or office building. A desk, chairs, telephone, radiator, wastebasket,...
Description: Group portrait of the officials for the 1949 Soap Box Derby. Left to right, seated: Sgt. Ed Roman, of the Marine recruiting station; Ralph Hult, president...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Leon Lamoreux sits at his desk in the Western Union office at 21 West Main Street. (This building no longer exists.) He and his wife, Beatrice, later taugh...
Date: 1977 ca.
Description: Journalists Robert Novak and Rowland Evans in their office.
Description: Original caption reads: "Marie McCaddin, New York branch telephone operator." Overhead view of woman sitting at a switchboard.
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