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Description: Southwest Wisconsin Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America, as their community service project, present a piano to the Children's Unit of University...
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Mr. E.H. Sohner, General Superintendent of International Harvester's Bettendorf Works, wears a three-piece suit and sits in an office chair to pose for a p...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Distant view of the mill, with a stream leading to it, and a road paralleling the stream on the right.
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...
Description: Henry Anderson runs a switchboard on his 90th birthday, with his smoking paraphernalia and a photograph of him at the switchboard on a table nearby.
Description: Editorial staff of the Wisconsin State Journal gathered around a table. L to R: Harold McClelland, State Editor; (sitting) Lawrence Fitzpatrick, Cit...
Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: Montgomery Ward (on North Henry Street), Colonial Shoppe E...
Description: Miss Olive White of the Home Economics Department at International Harvester's Evansville Works. She is sitting at a desk, with a phone to her left ear. A...
Description: Harold Gauer is sitting at a desk wearing a pinstriped suit. His left foot is bare and "typing" at a typewriter, while he reads a note and talks on the tel...
Description: "This is Theresa Village Clerk, Patti Hilker."
Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.
Description: Governor-elect Philip F. La Follette reads a telegram at the La Follette campaign headquarters.
Description: Men work along a road with a modified McCormick-Deering 10-20 industrial tractor with attached trailor and post hole digging rig. The men work for Shippers...
Description: William Behnke goes over bills in his office at the rear of his store, which was in business since July 12, 1899.
Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Cattle grazing amidst the trees. A telephone or electric line runs across the background, not easily visible.
Description: Secretary uses the telephone at the Groves School for Secretaries, with notepad, telephone and intercom. Classroom appears beyond the window.
Description: A large office full of male and female clerks at desks, working on papers and talking on the phone in the Time Keeping Department at International Harveste...
Description: View of the bedroom of the Governor's Suite in the new Edgewater Hotel, 666 Wisconsin Avenue. The room is decorated in restful browns and beiges, accented...
Date: date unknown
Description: Two female telephone operators at work.
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