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Description: Levers, toggles, and indicator lights make up the switchboard at the Eastwood Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue.
Description: Richard Lloyd Jones's bedroom, 1010 Walker Court (now known as Rutledge Court). His Underwood typewriter, telephone, and bookcase are seen. Lloyd Jones w...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Male and female office workers inside International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. The Osborne Works was located at 5 Pulaski Street, and was owned and op...
Description: Four women taking part in a skit at the Madison League of Women Voter convention at the Unitarian Meeting House. Left to right are Mrs. Mary Newgent, Mrs....
Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.
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: 1920 ca.
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Interior: A large sample room. Includes a bed, desk and chair, vanity dresser, a long table with a telepho...
Description: A trucker uses a pay phone in a phone booth inside the Mt. Victory service plaza while taking a break from the road.
Date: date unknown
Description: The London office of the Associated Press, with Alvin Steinkopf working at his typewriter, center rear.
Description: Informal portrait of J. Robert Taylor at his desk talking on the phone.
Date: 1952-11 ca.
Description: Phone bank of Madison supporters for the Republican Presidential ticket: Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.
Description: A man works at the front desk at the lobby of the Basswood resort in Long Lake. The room features a table and chairs, stained glass windows, a calendar, an...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Posed view of a patient room in the recently constructed Methodist Hospital, showing a nurse on the telephone near a bed, and a doctor and elderly patient...
Description: Elevated view of men sitting at desks near large windows in the general office of International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch. Additional men and wome...
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: Organizers of the 1950 Madison Soap Box Derby gather around a table while examining papers. Pictured left to right, front row, are: Glenn "Pat" Holmes, Joh...
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: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with his aide, Scott Lilly, during a meeting of the House Budget Committee.
Description: A man, likely a manager at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works, sits at a desk working on papers. There are phones, filing cabinets and other office...
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