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Description: State Senator Michael Ellis conversing with President H.W. Bush.
Description: Original caption reads: "Marie McCaddin, New York branch telephone operator." Overhead view of woman sitting at a switchboard.
Description: Man using a telephone mounted to an interior wall. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department. It was used to...
Date: 1924-11-10 ca.
Description: Customer service counter at Gibson City Implement Company, an International Harvester agricultural equipment dealership. A display board of parts leans aga...
Description: A woman with a ukulele in a household setting.
Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A woman with a badge marked "Bell Telephone System" holds a telephone cradle while handing a wounded marine a telephone receiver. The marine is lying in be...
Description: Hildur Hanson, receptionist in the "Wisconsin State Journal" editorial rooms, looks over the 25-piece tool kit which will be awarded for the best construct...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A teenager sitting on a bed talking on the telephone.
Description: President Harry Truman meets a packed room full of reporters. Merriman Smith, the "dean of the White House correspondents and the donor of this image," can...
Description: Gertrude Martin, operator for Hazan's Telephone Supermarket, at her desk with a phone in her hand. Behind her a chalkboard displays a reminder to "suggest...
Description: Interior of the Knapp, Stout & Co. lumber mill office with posed members of the staff. On the desk in the center of the room is a device with an earpiece h...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Posed view of a patient room in the recently constructed Methodist Hospital, showing a nurse on the telephone near a bed, and a doctor and elderly patient...
Description: Telephone line repairmen preparing to work on a residential line. One is climbing a ladder and the other is setting up a soldering unit. Their Internationa...
Description: The London office of the Associated Press, with Alvin Steinkopf working at his typewriter, center rear.
Description: Armand F. Ketterer, principal of Franklin Elementary School, shown discussing an Education Week poster with four eighth grade pupils. Left to right: Sandra...
Description: Kellogg box telephone in front of a painted backdrop. Patented November 26, 1901.
Description: A man poses with an old telephone, one of the artifacts at the Solomon Juneau House.
Description: Group portrait of the officials for the 1949 Soap Box Derby. Left to right, seated: Sgt. Ed Roman, of the Marine recruiting station; Ralph Hult, president...
Description: Newsroom of the Louisville Times, where Anne (typing, at the right), and Carl Braden (left), worked as journalists.
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