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Ediphones on Display

Date: 1936
Description: Office supply show sponsored by Bill Goff, Inc., featuring Ediphones produced by Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
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Airline Computer Network

Date: September 26 1984
Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.
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Telephone Operators

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Description: Two female telephone operators at work.
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Switchboard Operator

Date: 1915
Description: Josie Jepson (or Jepsen) at the telephone switchboard on Washington Island.
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Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883
Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.
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Telephone Switchboard and Operators

Date: 1920
Description: Women work on nine-place telephone switchboard that served 1,145 single-line flat-rate telephones originating 10 calls per day, on average.
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Oscar Mayer and Co. Telephone Operator

Date: January 19 1944
Description: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.
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Truax Field Soldiers making Telephone Calls

Date: December 17 1942
Description: View of a group of men and a woman. Some of the men are dressed in overalls and are using telephones in a bank of telephone booths at Truax Army Air Field....
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Truax Field Soldiers on Telephones

Date: December 17 1942
Description: Men, some of whom are dressed in overalls, make phone calls in a bank of telephone booths at Truax Army Air Field in the recreation hall and switchboard ar...
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Electric Switchboard

Date: August 09 1931
Description: Electric switchboard at Dependent Children's Home.
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Telephone Exchange Switchboard

Date: August 14 1946
Description: Five men are rebuilding the "Fairchild" exchange switchboard at the Wisconsin Telephone Company building. Four women telephone operators in the background...
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Telephone Exchange

Date: 1910
Description: A telephone operator sits at the switchboard.
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Rural Telephone Operator

Date: November 1954
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.
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Norwec Transmitter

Date: November 13 1952
Description: Close-up view of open Norwec Transmitter. A telephone equipment photograph, taken for an REA calendar, published by Wisconsin Electric Cooperative, alterna...
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International G/61 Electric Company Truck

Date: April 14 1923
Description: An employee operates an International Model G or 61 truck with Mead-Morrison under-slung winch and derrier equipment for the Lowell Electric Lighting Compa...
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Country Road

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Description: Telephone poles line a rural road that passes by a house.
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Walter S. Gifford

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Description: Studio head and shoulders portrait of Walter S. Gifford of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T).
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Western Union New Equipment

Date: December 07 1948
Description: The new Western Union equipment in the Madison office which is connected with an 'electric brain' in Minneapolis, permitting faster transmission of message...
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Western Union New Equipment Operaters

Date: December 07 1948
Description: Geraldine Sommer, foreground, and Frances Zeier, two operators in the Madison office who have been trained to operate transmitting machines for the new spe...
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New Police Telephone Switchboard

Date: September 06 1949
Description: Mrs. Rose E. Amoth works at the new police telephone switchboard at the police station, 14 South Webster Street.

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