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Telephone Operators

Description: Two female telephone operators at work.

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883
Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

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.

Telephone Line Installation

Date: 1928
Description: Telephone linemen working on scaffolds at different levels on a telephone pole as they install line in a rural area. Their International Harvester truck is...

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