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Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Photographer Ansel Adams talking on the telephone in his office at his home.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A kitchen counter is a good perch for a teenage girl's telephone conversation.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Portrait of Philip La Follette sitting behind his desk during his first term as Wisconsin's governor. He is formally dressed in a three-piece suit with nec...

Date: 1947-05-08 

Description: Editorial staff of the Wisconsin State Journal gathered around a table. L to R: Harold McClelland, State Editor; (sitting) Lawrence Fitzpatrick, Cit...

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

Date: 1940-11-04 

Description: Druggist J.F. Robinson staffs the pharmacy's "Information Desk," ready to take a prescription from a doctor over the telephone. The pharmacy championed t...

Date: 1931-10-12 

Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of ten young children. Some are posed standing on and around a staircase, other sit and stand on a sofa. There is a telephone on the wall on the left...

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: 1959-10-27 

Description: The theme "Every Call Counts" at the first United Givers report luncheon will be symbolized by the huge replica of a telephone. Shown with the phone are (l...

Date: 1945-01-29 ca.

Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...

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Telephone Operators

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two female telephone operators at work.

Date: 1948-09 

Description: Newsroom of the Louisville Times, where Anne (typing, at the right), and Carl Braden (left), worked as journalists.

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:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

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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...

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Operators

Date: 1957-10-22 

Description: Female telephone operators busy at work.

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: 1935 

Description: Alfred Krieg, chief engineer at International Harvester's Fort Wayne Works, sits behind an office desk.

Date: 1939 

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

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