What were the offices like a hundred years ago

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Categories: Design and Architecture | History

We all know what a typical office looks like today — desks with computers, office equipment, a water cooler... Someone is lucky to work in their own office, someone suffers from noise in an open space office. Many representatives of the office fraternity like to consider the unusual interiors in which the lucky employees of such giants as Google and the like work. In any case, the office is a familiar and familiar "living environment"for us. But what did they look like a hundred years ago? How much has changed in the last century? Let's find out together by taking a look at this collection of old photos, which depict the offices of various companies and government agencies of the early XX century.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Office of the freight transportation company, 1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

L. L. May Company, 1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Editorial board of the Statesman Journal, 1913.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1914.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Swift & Co office, Denver, 1917.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1914.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1914.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Office of the Gaint Clothes Store, 1912.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Brokerage house, 1910.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Salida, Co, 1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1912.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Worcester Railway Station, 1914.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Finance Department of the Pennsylvania Railroad Department, 1910.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

L. L. May company office, 1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Accounting department of the National Lead Co., 1917.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Dr. Tichnors Antiseptic Co, New Orleans, 1917.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Headquarters of the Elmer Candy Co., 1917.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Roebuck & Co, Chicago, 1913.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1910.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Office of the Judicial Department, Cincinnati, 1914.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Sedalia Music Store, 1914.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Accounts Chamber of the First National Bank of the United States, 1915.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

War Risk Insurance Bureau, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1917.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Customs Department, Washington, 1910.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Waconia Patriot newspaper Editor's Office, 1915.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Interior of the Council Bluffs Savings Bank, 1915.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1911.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1912.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

1913.

What were the offices like a hundred years ago

Santa Fe Railroad Department office, 1911.

White Brothers Hardwood Lumber Company office, San Francisco, 1910.

Keywords: USA | History | Archive | Design and architecture | Office | 20th century

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