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Date: 1995-05-26 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, Speaker of the House Tom Foley, and Vice President Al Gore on board Air Force Two.

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: 1949-01-28 

Description: Roundy Coughlin, columnist and reporter, and Edith Goodman, his secretary, at her desk.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a boy with his bicycle at the entrance to Putnam Hill Park. Also visible are telephone poles, railroad tracks, and a car driving away. Text on p...

Date: 1929-04-23 

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...

Date: 1949-01-28 

Description: Louise Marston, Society Editor, with Dorothy French and Barbara Muckler, assistant editors.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Ansel Adams, seated, talks on the telephone in his home office.

Date: 1931-03-18 

Description: Norman Clapp, Appleton High School student, seated in the governor's chair, represents Wisconsin in the around-the-world telephone conversation held in con...

Date: 1939 

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

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.

Date: 1917 

Description: Film still of a man seated at a roll-top desk in his office.

Date: 1945 

Description: Traffic control room of Aero Mayflower Transit Company of Indianapolis. Men and women are seated at desks in an office setting. A few of the employees are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in flowered apron, holds a white pot in one hand and a ladle of maple sugar confection in the othe...


Telephone Operators

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two female telephone operators at work.


Beck Motor Sales

Date: 1978-02 

Description: "Beck Motor Sales. This fine 1917 Dodge Roadster is on display in the showroom. Reuben Beck (with phone) and his brother, Gerald, (center) are the propriet...

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...


Description: Letterhead of F.H. Smith, proprietor of a local and long distance telephone company, bicycle shop, and dry goods business in Pardeeville, Wisconsin, with a...


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....


Office Work

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Women office workers file and take phone calls in a busy shared work space.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Helen Gibson stars in one of the "Hazards of Helen" films. She sits at a desk holding the receiver of a candlestick telephone to her ear.

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