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Description: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.
Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.
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...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A kitchen counter is a good perch for a teenage girl's telephone conversation.
Description: Curlee Seals, Jr. discussing plans for his 1949 Soap Box Derby racer with three members of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce, Curlee's sponsor for the...
Description: Two teenage girls are both interested in talking on the telephone.
Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.
Description: Gene Coffman, founder of Gratco Corporation, at his home office desk on Sommers Avenue.
Date: date unknown
Description: Men and women work at desks in the Hamburg, Germany, office of the International Harvester Company.
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: 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: A group of men and women sit at desks while working in International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department office. The women in the foreground are...
Description: Elevated view of part of the City Room with staff, "Wisconsin State Journal".
Description: G.M. Ahlschwede, branch manager of Green Bay, watches R.P. Dunham, dealer of Green Bay, sign Governor Heil's pledge of cooperation, which reads, in part: "...
Description: A woman holds a metal case as a man stands leans against a desk in what appears to be a medical office or infirmary. The office is most likely at Internati...
Description: Betty Bakalaya, operator for Hazan's Telephone Supermarket, takes an order over the phone. Her coworkers are in the background.
Description: Twin sisters Patricia (left) and Nancy Coughlin in matching formal dresses. They are posing indoors and are wearing matching chokers around their necks and...
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...
Description: T.R. Moudler, manager of IH San Antonio motor truck district sitting next to "Jess." The men are likely in the office of an International Harvester dealers...
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