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Wisconsin State Employment Office

Date: August 09 1934
Description: The Wisconsin State Employment Office, formerly the Capital City Bank, located on the corner of King and South Pinckney Streets. On the left is Liggett's...
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WSES, Employers' Interview Room

Date: August 09 1934
Description: Wisconsin State Employment Service, 111 King Street, employers' interview room, table and chairs.
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WSES, Women's Interview Room

Date: August 09 1934
Description: Wisconsin State Employment Services, 111 King Street, women's interview room, desk, chairs. There is a view of the street below through windows on the righ...
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WSES, Industrial Section, Men's Waiting Room

Date: August 09 1934
Description: Wisconsin State Employment Services, 111 King Street, waiting room, industrial section, tables and chairs.
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Dane County Outdoor Relief Office

Date: September 05 1935
Description: Five men and one woman in the office of the Dane County Outdoor Relief Department, Work Division, 22 W. Doty Street, with maps of projects on the wall.
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C.W.A. Pay Station

Date: December 09 1933
Description: Hundreds of men are crowded around the newly opened Dane County C.W.A. pay station, at the corner of West Dayton and North Carroll Streets.
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Men Registering for CWA Employment

Date: November 20 1933
Description: Doris Brobst, clerk for the Public Employment Office, sitting at her desk, 111 W. Main Street, registering a group of men for CWA (Civil Work Administratio...
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University of Wisconsin Recreation Students

Date: November 23 1949
Description: University of Wisconsin recreation student Mary Ann Busch, Eagle River, receives a call for a student to lead games at a little girl's club. Glenn Gritzmac...
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Women's Service Exchange

Date: March 02 1954
Description: D.F. Farmer of Hyland-Hall Company is shown with Jennie Last (center) and Gertrude Berray (right), both of whom were hired by the firm through placement by...
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Women's Service Exchange

Date: March 02 1954
Description: Portrait of Mary Stewart, a woman who recently applied for a job through the Women's Service Exchange and is now employed as a secretary to the director of...
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Women's Service Exchange

Date: March 02 1954
Description: Sophie Siebecker, Executive Secretary of Family Service, dictates a letter to her secretary Mae Dieden. Dieden received her position through the Women's Se...
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Women's Service Exchange

Date: March 02 1954
Description: Berta Newel serves a customer, Hazel Van Wagene, at her new job as a clerk in the yard goods department of Yost's-Kessenich's store. Mrs. Newell received e...
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Delta Labor Agency Recruiting Trailer

Date: 1969
Description: Side view of Delta Labor Agency recruiting trailer in South Texas showing advertisement in Spanish seeking men, women and families to pick tomatoes in Cali...
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Migrant Worker Employment

Date: September 17 1954
Description: A.T. Rose (left), director of the Wisconsin State Employment Service, conferring with Don Larin, farm placement chief of the United States Employment Servi...
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Interior of Wisconsin State Employment Service

Date: 1912
Description: Interior of an office of the Wisconsin State Employment Service, with applicants for work, and officials.
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Wisconsin State Employment Service Interior

Date: 1919
Description: Interior of the Milwaukee office of the Wisconsin State Employment Service, with applicants for work.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Presidental Political Campaign Ephemera

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Description: A presidential political campaign advertisement with head and shoulders portraits of George H.W. Bush and Dan Quayle and a title that reads: "Finding the r...
Poster

Jobs for Fighters

Date: 1919
Description: Poster featuring an illustration of a a soldier holding his "Honorable Discharge" papers and reaching for the handle of a door. The door has a sign that re...
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Isabel La Follette and Deborah Sherman

Date: February 18 1954
Description: Isabel La Follette (right) and probably Deborah Sherman, are discussing the Woman's Service Exchange, which Mrs. La Follette started at the Madison Vocatio...
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Gisholt Sales Force

Date: December 1906
Description: The caption on the back of this photograph reads: "Eight of the Sales force of the Gisholt Machine Company. (Refused!)" It was made by "J.H.N." A line of e...

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