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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of Historical Society Librarian

Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of Historical Society Librarian | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Emma Hawley, a Historical Society librarian, at her desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. After the Society purchased its first typewriter, Miss Hawley invented a device to accommodate catalog cards. Leaning forward in a chair that must have been uncomfortable for typing, she also permits us to better see the Eastlake style of her cane chair. This photograph was taken by Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the Historical Society and an avid amateur photographer, using his new round-format Kodak 2 camera.
DESCRIPTION
Emma Hawley, a Historical Society librarian, at her desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. After the Society purchased its first typewriter, Miss Hawley invented a device to accommodate catalog cards. Leaning forward in a chair that must have been uncomfortable for typing, she also permits us to better see the Eastlake style of her cane chair. This photograph was taken by Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the Historical Society and an avid amateur photographer, using his new round-format Kodak 2 camera.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23318
Creation Date: 1892
Creator Name:Thwaites, Reuben Gold
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913 : Reuben Gold Thwaites papers, 1843-1960
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(T53)98
Original Dimensions:3.5 inches round
SUBJECTS
Wisconsin State Capitol
Dresses
Work clothes
Chairs
Furniture
Books
Libraries
Clothing and dress
Indoor photography
Women
Typewriters
Librarians

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