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Description: A busy scene at the Professional Pharmacy. James Robinson, proprietor, stands in front of the prescriptions counter.
Description: During the national telephone strike, one operator is present in the east switchboard room at Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.
Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...
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.
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...
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...
Description: Women switchboard operators, wearing head sets with microphones at the Wisconsin Telephone Company, located at 17 S. Fairchild Street. There are rotary dir...
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...
Description: William Clay Ford Sr.(?) sits behind a desk in an office. Mr. Ford may have been an International dealer.
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...
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...
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...
Description: Art Director G.V. Johnson of International Harvester's Advertising Department in Chicago, sitting at his desk.
Description: Charlene Schaefer, East High School 1950 graduate, is shown operating the telephone switch board at Lake View Sanatorium.
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...
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...
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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