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Busy Pharmacy Scene

Date: 1940-11-04 

Description: A busy scene at the Professional Pharmacy. James Robinson, proprietor, stands in front of the prescriptions counter.

Date: 1947-04-07 

Description: During the national telephone strike, one operator is present in the east switchboard room at Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.

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Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

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George Watson

Date: 1953-02 ca.

Description: George Watson, Superintendent of Public Instruction in Wisconsin, seated at his desk wearing a necktie and holding a pencil.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1914 

Description: John Storm (played by Harry Benham) is in a heated discussion with a police chief or some other authority (played by Morgan Jones) in a scene still from th...

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Street Scene

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view down sidewalk of a large group of men and women walking away from the camera. On the left police officers and onlookers stand among...

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: 1937-06-25 

Description: Women switchboard operators, wearing head sets with microphones at the Wisconsin Telephone Company, located at 17 S. Fairchild Street. There are rotary dir...

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W.V.B. Holloway

Date: 1946 

Description: W.V.B. Holloway, Richard Quinney's maternal grandfather, sitting at a a table looking at a large book of maps. A phone is mounted to the wall next to him...

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William Ford

Date: 1929 

Description: William Clay Ford Sr.(?) sits behind a desk in an office. Mr. Ford may have been an International dealer.

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Description: Letterhead of the Central Roofing & Supply Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Roofing Jobbers and Contractors," with a three-quarter view of a house with a...

Date: 1938-02-17 

Description: Secretary uses the telephone at the Groves School for Secretaries, with notepad, telephone and intercom. Classroom appears beyond the window.

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: 1949-07-27 

Description: Interior of the Winfield Martin house, 2906 Lakeland Avenue (earlier address: 611 Elmside Boulevard), showing the stairway, with a telephone on a cabinet i...

Date: 1935-12-30 

Description: Art Director G.V. Johnson of International Harvester's Advertising Department in Chicago, sitting at his desk.

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Teen Summer Jobs

Date: 1950-08-09 

Description: Charlene Schaefer, East High School 1950 graduate, is shown operating the telephone switch board at Lake View Sanatorium.

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...

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Description: Three women seated in front of a roll-top office desk, possibly the office of John Forbes over the old Fire Hall. A covered typewriter on the table and a t...

Date: 1922-09-20 

Description: Photographic postcard of the business district. Sidewalk view shows pedestrians and a vehicle in the street. Telephone poles and small horsehead shaped hit...

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