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Obey on the Phone

Date: 1976 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking on the phone in his office. Taken in 1976 this image was used in his 1980 campaign brochure with the caption: "trying to...

Date: 1929-09-18 

Description: Women work in the packaging and shipping department of the Floralo Incense Company, located at 1212 Regent Street.

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.

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...

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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.


Telephone Operators

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two female telephone operators at work.


Description: A woman with a ukulele in a household setting.

Date: 1947-11-24 

Description: Man (Ellis H. Dana?) seated at desk and dictating into a machine, in Wisconsin Council of Churches office, Room 353, Washington Building, 119 East Washingt...

Date: 1942-12-17 

Description: Men, some of whom are dressed in overalls, make phone calls in a bank of telephone booths at Truax Army Air Field. Also in the image is a woman wearing a...


Description: William Fiebelkorn's family sit together in a sitting room. The two children pose with toys. There is a stuffed animal near William's feet. Anna Fiebelkorn...

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: Henry B. Harris is seated at a desk reading a large book or ledger. He is wearing a suit, and there is a telephone at his elbow.

Date: 1926-12-16 

Description: Workmen with the City Line Department use an International Model 63 truck to erect a power line or telephone pole near a bridge.

Date: 1978-02-23 

Description: "Robert O. Baker, president of Baker Canning Company. They pack peas and corn and are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fall River Canning Company."

Date: 1950-07-12 

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...

Date: 1918 

Description: In a scene still for "Women's Weapons," Nicolas Elliot (played by Elliot Dexter) sits at his desk looking stunned. His wife Anne Elliot (Ethel Clayton) sit...


Description: Letterhead of the Hager City Telephone Company of Hager City, Wisconsin, with a line of telephone poles and wires connecting a man in a business suit sitti...

Date: 1935-10-03 ca.

Description: Two men sit at a desk near an International station wagon (possibly in an International truck dealership). Original caption reads: "City Sales, Dan Strong...

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