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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a female telephone operator at an 1890s era switchboard.

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior of the Knapp, Stout & Co. lumber mill office with posed members of the staff. On the desk in the center of the room is a device with an earpiece h...

Date: 1970-06 

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

Date: 1960-06-21 

Description: William Behnke goes over bills in his office at the rear of his store, which was in business since July 12, 1899.


Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1937-10-26 

Description: Parts technician on the telephone at his desk in the International Harvester dealership of H. Metz. The portrait was taken as part of store modernization p...


Tom Roddy and Boy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor portrait of a European American man posing sitting on a sofa on the left, next to a European American child posing standing in the center. The room...


Men in Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man posed sitting and a man posed standing in a office behind a counter with a wire window for customers. Equipment in the office includes an adding machin...

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...

Date: 1939 

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


Mrs. Joseph Smith

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith seated in a bedroom in the Belvedere Hotel (?), probably in Washington, D.C. or vicinity. Her reflection is in the mirrored door behind her....


Election Worker

Date: 2012-10 

Description: Mrs. Curt Reithel, a La Crosse County Democratic Headquarters worker, on the phone during the 2012 Election run-up. She is seated at a desk. A brick wall i...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Interior, with four men, of a small office, very likely a railroad station office.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the interior of the Law Office at Stonefield. A man is seated at the desk.


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: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.


Captain J.G. Morgan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Seated portrait of Captain J.G. Morgan, Adjutant of the 310th United States Army Engineer Corps, in uniform at his desk. On his desk there appears to be a...


Men in an Office

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men in a small office, probably a railroad station. On the right is a map on the wall, and below it is a Herring Hall Marvin safe.

Date: 1932-05-05 

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)...

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