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Description: A view of south Sixth Avenue, looking down hill. Houses line both sides of the street, with one tree visible in the foreground and multiple trees lining bo...
Description: Santa Claus talks on a telephone at a Christmas display at Manchester's Department Store.
Date: 1952-11 ca.
Description: Phone bank of Madison supporters for the Republican Presidential ticket: Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.
Description: Roundy Coughlin, columnist and reporter, and Edith Goodman, his secretary, at her desk.
Description: An office or study, most likely belonging to Harold Gauer, with three framed pictures hanging over a desk, of Robert Bloch, one-time Milwaukee mayoral cand...
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: William Clay Ford Sr.(?) sits behind a desk in an office. Mr. Ford may have been an International dealer.
Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...
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...
Description: East High School students Betty Jensen, daughter of Nels Jensen, McFarland, John Ellestad, son of John Ellestad, Route 4, and Phil Ashby, son of Mr. and Mr...
Description: A man sits behind the counter of the Mt. Victory truck stop general store. Shoes and boots are arranged on the counter in front of him, and various items a...
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: A group of men and women sit at desks while working in International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department office. The women in the foreground use...
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...
Description: Virginia Strickland, a senior at East High School, demonstrates making a good first impression at a job interview by smiling warmly, maintaining an alert a...
Description: Charlene Schaefer, East High School 1950 graduate, is shown operating the telephone switch board at Lake View Sanatorium.
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: Two female telephone operators at work.
Description: A woman with a ukulele in a household setting.
Description: A woman sits at a table filling out a ledger. She is wearing red clothing with white piping, and is wearing eyeglasses. She is probably a nurse or nursing...
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