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Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Photographer Ansel Adams talking on the telephone in his office at his home.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Portrait of Philip La Follette sitting behind his desk during his first term as Wisconsin's governor. He is formally dressed in a three-piece suit with nec...

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:  date unknown

Description: Group of ten young children. Some are posed standing on and around a staircase, other sit and stand on a sofa. There is a telephone on the wall on the left...

Date: 1918-11-26 

Description: Offices at International Harvester's Osborne Works (later known as "Auburn Works"). The offices are empty except for a lone switchboard operator. A sign ha...

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...

Photograph

Telephone Operators

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two female telephone operators at work.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (right) at the check-in counter at a Wisconsin airport. This view from behind the counter shows a woman checking his ticket and t...

Photograph

Flying Desk

Date: 1964 

Description: A woman works on a Goldwater campaign airplane. She wears a Goldwater hat, and a stuffed elephant sits on the desk with a Goldwater pin attached to it. Cop...

Photograph

Operators

Date: 1957-10-22 

Description: Female telephone operators busy at work.

Date: 1935 

Description: Alfred Krieg, chief engineer at International Harvester's Fort Wayne Works, sits behind an office desk.

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1948-11-08 

Description: Madison City Manager Leonard G. Howell signing a proclamation designating Nov. 7-13 as Optimist Week in Madison. Looking on, left to right, are Charles Tho...

Date: 1938 

Description: Portrait of C.R. Morrison, a Vice President of International Harvester Company, sitting at his desk.

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.

Photograph

E.H. Sohner

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Mr. E.H. Sohner, General Superintendent of International Harvester's Bettendorf Works, wears a three-piece suit and sits in an office chair to pose for a p...

Photograph

Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith reads at his desk in his office in the Wisconsin Valley Trust Building.

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W.V.B. Holloway

Date: 1946 

Description: W.V.B. Holloway, Richard Quinney's maternal grandfather, sitting at a a table looking at a large book of maps. A phone is mounted to the wall next to him...

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George Watson

Date: 1953-02 ca.

Description: George Watson, Superintendent of Public Instruction in Wisconsin, seated at his desk wearing a necktie and holding a pencil.

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