AT&T Photo Exhibit

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Photo Exhibit: One Bell System. It works. “One hundred Years of Telephony in America” 1876 – 1976.

Historical photos from the AT&T Photo Center.

This collection of 100 photos was put together by the AT&T Photo Center in New York to commemorate “One hundred Years of Telephony in America” 1876 – 1976.
We have added the original captions that came with the collection of photos. We look forward to your comments, additions and corrections.

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13 thoughts on “AT&T Photo Exhibit”

  1. Remco, thanks for posting the pictures.

    The caption in picture 25 should probably read “Traffic Operators in the Chinatown Exchange in San Francisco”.

  2. Very nice presentation!

    I agree with your comment that picture 59 (560-type keyset) belongs in the 1950s – announced in 1955.

    Also, the CS Long Lines cable ship in picture 73 was launched in 1963. (Singing Wires, June 2016, page 3)

  3. Wonderful collection. I followed the technology from about age 5, on. Ended up working for PT&T from 1976 to 2001.

  4. Excellent! Thank you!

    BTW in the photo about lead cable you caption it “Western Electric cable plant. Women inspection of leader covered cable.” I thin you mean “lead-covered cable.”

  5. These 81 photographs are incredable. Thank you for making them available to us. All of you at JKL are wonderful. Remco, special thanks !

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