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Date: 1939 

Description: Arthur Altmeyer, Ellen Woodward and George Bigge in an early meeting of the Social Security Board.

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher sitting at the dining room table waiting for breakfast to be served to him, his wife Frances Smalley Mitscher (left), and mot...

Date: 1917 

Description: Film still of a man seated at a roll-top desk in his office.

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:  date unknown

Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in flowered apron, holds a white pot in one hand and a ladle of maple sugar confection in the othe...


Telephone Operators

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two female telephone operators at work.


Beck Motor Sales

Date: 1978-02 

Description: "Beck Motor Sales. This fine 1917 Dodge Roadster is on display in the showroom. Reuben Beck (with phone) and his brother, Gerald, (center) are the propriet...

Date: 1932-01-08 

Description: Display of some of the 5,000 entries that came into the "Capital Times" office for the first "Cut Out Puzzle" contest of the "Boots" character from the "Bo...

Date: 1948-11-08 

Description: Madison City Manager Leonard G. Howell signing a proclamation designating Nov. 7-13 as Optimist Week in Madison. Looking on, left to right, are Charles Tho...


Dining Room

Date: 1909 

Description: A view through a curtained doorway into the Middleton family dining room at 22 East Mifflin Street. A decorative bowl and china coffee set are on the table...


Description: Letterhead of F.H. Smith, proprietor of a local and long distance telephone company, bicycle shop, and dry goods business in Pardeeville, Wisconsin, with a...


Mrs. Joseph Smith

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith seated in a bedroom in the Belvedere Hotel (?), probably in Washington, D.C. or vicinity. Her reflection is in the mirrored door behind her....


Description: Mrs. Thompto and employee Ethel Clemens working at the telephone switchboard.


Office Work

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Women office workers file and take phone calls in a busy shared work space.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Helen Gibson stars in one of the "Hazards of Helen" films. She sits at a desk holding the receiver of a candlestick telephone to her ear.

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:  date unknown

Description: Merriman Smith of UPI, the "dean of the White House correspondents," with President Lyndon Johnson, in the White House. Smith enjoyed a close relationship...

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