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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: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.
Description: Letterhead of the Farmers' New Era Telephone Company of Hebron, Illinois, with a female switchboard operator wearing headphones sitting near a window with...
Description: Altrusa Club members preparing for a benefit program for the club's scholarship and hospital fund, at which Kathryn Turney Garten will give a book review....
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Interior, with four men, of a small office, very likely a railroad station office.
Description: "A time exposure recorded car head and tail lights."
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Seated portrait of Captain J.G. Morgan, Adjutant of the 310th United States Army Engineer Corps, in uniform at his desk. On his desk there appears to be a...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Interior: A large sample room. Includes a bed, desk and chair, vanity dresser, a long table with a telepho...
Description: Interior of the Winfield Martin house, 2906 Lakeland Avenue (earlier address: 611 Elmside Boulevard), showing the stairway, with a telephone on a cabinet i...
Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three girls standing and sitting at a table with a play telephone, a kitchen beater, and play dishe...
Description: 1893 calendar, with the months of August & September. Features an illustration of a woman holding a light. Around her are books, telescope, and other objec...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: An interior view of a diner, showing two semi-circular counters with stools and booths along the walls. There is a jukebox on the right and a root beer bar...
Description: The mixer in a sound booth talks to actor Ramon Novarro and director Jacques Feyder as they record dialogue for the film "Son of India."
Description: John A. Lavine of Chippewa Falls, head of the Lavine Newspaper Group and publisher of several Wisconsin newspapers.
Description: Secretary uses the telephone at the Groves School for Secretaries, with notepad, telephone and intercom. Classroom appears beyond the window.
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...
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...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: SNCC leader Bob Moses. Although this image is not fully captioned, it is believed to be the voter registration office in Jackson, Mississippi.
Description: Indoor flash-light portrait of Jennie Krueger Bruetzman and Edgar Krueger playing checkers at the table on their 35th birthday. A telephone hangs on the wa...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Portrait of Robert M. Ball sitting at his desk, as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance. In 1962, President Kennedy appointed B...
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