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Date: 1991 

Description: Wisconsin was well represented on a congressional leadership trip to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Here Congressman David Obey (in plaid shirt) leans over the...

Date: 1958 

Description: Betty Bakalaya, operator for Hazan's Telephone Supermarket, takes an order over the phone. Her coworkers are in the background.


Description: Kellogg box telephone in front of a painted backdrop. Patented November 26, 1901.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1958-03-14 

Description: Members of the Dane County Medical Society, the Methodist Hospital Nurses' Alumnae Association, and the Dane County Unit of the American Cancer Society pre...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: Interior of a home taken by a civil rights volunteer. "The living room at the Thompson's. Actually, the room was somewhat misleading since the other roo...


Election Worker

Date: 2012-10 

Description: Mrs. Curt Reithel, a La Crosse County Democratic Headquarters worker, on the phone during the 2012 Election run-up. She is seated at a desk. A brick wall i...

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: 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: Workmen erecting a telephone pole with a horse team.

Date: 1935 

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

Date: 1947 

Description: National telephone strike, showing one operator in the left half of east switchboard room of Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Ansel Adams talks on the telephone in his home office.

Date: 1943-07-17 

Description: Red Cross Field Director, G. Robert Mowerson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, works at his typewriter at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. A field telephone is...

Date: 1913-08-15 

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...

Date: 1943 

Description: Exterior of International Harvester's General Office for Great Britain. The building included a showroom, service station, and parts and machine warehouse....

Date: 1949-09-06 

Description: Mrs. Rose E. Amoth works at the new police telephone switchboard at the police station, 14 South Webster Street.

Date: 1935-06-18 ca.

Description: Springfield Works storekeeper H.H. Stephenson sits at a desk in his factory office.

Date: 1906 

Description: Two men and a woman working in a branch(?) office of the International Harvester Company. One man is talking on a telephone. Portraits of William Deering a...


Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith reads at his desk in his office in the Wisconsin Valley Trust Building.

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