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Description: Interior view of a personal library in a home.
Description: Female telephone switchboard operator at work.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...
Description: Letterhead of the John C. Becker Company, manufacturers of office and bank furniture and office equipment outfitters, with an overlay with the company name...
Description: Two men working a desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger accounting office. There are photographs on the wall, including a crane, the P&H plant, and a St. Lo...
Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.
Description: Telephone callers started a new phase of the "get out the vote" campaign Monday at Proxmire for Governor headquarters, 135 W. Wells Street. More than 40 te...
Description: Female telephone operators busy at work.
Description: An office or study, most likely belonging to Harold Gauer, with three framed pictures hanging over a desk, of Robert Bloch, one-time Milwaukee mayoral cand...
Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.
Date: date unknown
Description: Informal portrait of J. Robert Taylor at his desk talking on the phone.
Date: 1895 after
Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...
Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.
Description: Men at desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger advertising department. Large windows on left look out towards another building, and men on equipment can be se...
Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...
Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commssion. Ms. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blou...
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: Grace Putnam, executive secretary of the Madison Woman's Club, in the Woman's Building, 240 W. Gilman street.
Description: Harold Gauer is sitting at a desk wearing a pinstriped suit. His left foot is bare and "typing" at a typewriter, while he reads a note and talks on the tel...
Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.
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