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vintage everyday: 20 Vintage Photos of Women Telephone Operators at Work

TELEPHONE~Switchboard operators in or British-Mandate Palestine, a few years after the other photo (the chairs look a little less like torture devices).

"It was the summer of 1905. At the races in Auteuil (near Paris) a woman appeared wearing trousers in public for the first time. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd. "

A woman wore trousers in public for the first time, near Paris, summer of at the races in Auteuil. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd.

Mimeograph Machine

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My "Nana" was a "PBX" Operator connecting calls to phone lines to complete the calls. It made her deaf in one ear & swapped jobs there and started dipping candies at "Sailors Chocolate's" in Alameda. My Brother and Sisters and myself visited her at work & watch her dip & wrap chocolates. We always sampled a few ( a bunch) & take some home. Like "I Love Lucy" working on the line & chocolate's were falling off the end so she was stuffing her mouth and clothes full so she wouldn't get fired.

My "Nana" was a "PBX" Operator connecting calls to phone lines to complete the calls. It made her deaf in one ear

"Things to do by telephone" - AT&T ad from 1966.

1966 AT&T BELL SYSTEM vintage magazine advertisement "Things to do by telephone" ~ Things to do by telephone - Recruit a den mother - Lay down the law to the repairman - Find a nice home for the last of the puppies - Make an appointment for a .

The drive in movies, loved going to these!

Drive-In Theater at San Fransisco by Allan Grant.I miss the drive-in movie theater that used to be near our home.

vintage everyday: Vintage Photos Show the History of Telephone Switchboard Operators in the Past

Southwestern Bell Telephone switchboard (late early In the period after World War II telephones and dial service became a priority for the nation as the telephone system became the primary way to connect people for social networking.

Old telephone switchboard

Old telephone switchboard. I actually operated a larger version of this for Mountain Bell Telephone Company , back in the day!

April 20, 1964: Bell System's Picturephone dials up the world's first videophone call at the New York World's Fair. Commercial service started on June 25, 1964 at calling booths in New York, Washington, D.C. & Chicago. Interest was lukewarm at best. A 3-minute video call from New York to Washington, D.C. cost $ 16 — or the equivalent of $ 120 today!

Bell System's Picturephone dialled up the world's first videophone call at the New York World's Fair on April 1964 - commercial service started on June 1964 and was very expensive to use

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