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Date: 1924-08 

Description: Trees line the road as two automobiles pass going in opposite directions on Dixie Highway.

Date: 1929-04-20 

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...

Date: 1958 

Description: Gertrude Martin, operator for Hazan's Telephone Supermarket, at her desk with a phone in her hand. Behind her a chalkboard displays a reminder to "suggest...

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: 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: 1938 ca.

Description: Male reporter reading pages at a typewriter at the Ashland Daily Press.

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)...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1958-11-05 

Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.

Photograph

Grace Putnam

Date: 1931-12-26 

Description: Grace Putnam, executive secretary of the Madison Woman's Club, in the Woman's Building, 240 W. Gilman street.

Date: 1952-11 ca.

Description: Phone bank of Madison supporters for the Republican Presidential ticket: Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.

Date: 1957-07-01 

Description: Florence Gill, a volunteer blood donor for the Red Cross, receives a call from a volunteer requesting a donation.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Teenage girls are interested in talking on the telephone.

Date: 1991 

Description: Wisconsin was well represented on a congressional leadership trip to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Here Congressman David Obey (in plaid shirt) leans over the...

Date: 1939 

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

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

ACORN Organizer

Date: 1984-03-18 

Description: An organizer for ACORN speaks on the telephone. A pair of crutches are next to him.

Date: 1949-02-08 

Description: Interior view of the new University of Wisconsin ticket office in Camp Randall Stadium.

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A woman and two children pose for a photograph taken by a civil rights volunteer. "Mrs. Willie Thompson, my warmly gracious hostess for over two weeks. U...

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