Bell Canada Nostalgia

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This board is for Bell people, or anyone interested in the rich history of Canada's largest telecommunications company, named after the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell and founded in 1880.

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

38 Odd Jobs That No Longer Exist

You won't find any of these gigs on today's resumes.

General Post Office (GPO) telephone exchange, Fitzalan Square

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General Post Office (GPO) telephone exchange, Fitzalan Square

At age 17 this was my job and I loved it. Most long-distance phone calls throughout the 1960s were made via manual GPO telephone exchanges. I worked at Cathedral Exchange in Manchester and occasionally at the Stockport Exchange. ( They were staffed by highly trained operators who were civil servants and subject to the terms of the Official Secrets Act. The job of GPO telephonist was prestigious, and seen as a passport to well-paid employment in public services, commerce and industry. Vintage Phones, Vintage Telephone, Bell Canada, Telephone Exchange, May I Help You, Nostalgia, Call Me Maybe, Phone Service, Old Phone

At age 17 this was my job and I loved it. Most long-distance phone calls throughout the 1960s were made via manual GPO telephone exchanges. I worked at Cathedral Exchange in Manchester and occasionally at the Stockport Exchange. ( They were staffed by highly trained operators who were civil servants and subject to the terms of the Official Secrets Act. The job of GPO telephonist was prestigious, and seen as a passport to well-paid employment in public services, commerce and industry.

When The Fairmont Royal York opened in the telephone switchboard was 66 feet long and required 35 operators. Telephone Exchange, Cordless Telephone, York Hotels, Canadian History, American History, Vintage Telephone, Old Phone, Vintage Images, Vintage Pictures

The Vintage Inn - Page 9 of 207 - Vintage Blog-Where All Things 1920s to 1960s Vintage Live

The Vintage Inn Vintage Blog-Where All Things 1920s to 1960s Vintage Live

28 Amazing Vintage Photographs That Capture Telephone Switchboard Operators at Work from the Past

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size: Photographic Print: Telephone Operator's Hand Writing on Notepad in New York Telephone Co. Office by Margaret Bourke-White : Artists

'Telephone Operator's Hand Writing on Notepad in New York Telephone Co. Office' Photographic Print - Margaret Bourke-White | Art.com

Photographic Print: Telephone Operator's Hand Writing on Notepad in New York Telephone Co. Office by Margaret Bourke-White : 16x12in

size: Photographic Print: Two Women Operating Switchboard During Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Strike by Yale Joel : Artists

Two Women Operating Switchboard During Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Strike

Final Dimensions (width x height): 16" x 16" From the archives of LIFE magazine, this image is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #5313407

inch) Print (other products available) - Telephonists manning the International switchboard at the General Post Office& International Telephone Exchange, Faraday Buildings, London. August - Image supplied by The Telegraph Museum - Print made in Australia Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Vintage Ideas, Antique Photos, General Post Office, Telephone Exchange, Working People, Old London, Canvas Prints

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Premium Thick-Wrap Canvas Wall Art Print entitled Switchboard Operator, None

Switchboard Operator Solid-Faced Canvas Print

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Telephone operator board Stock Photo 51939610 - iStock - AttoSama - Cell Phone Models

Telephone operator board Stock Photo 51939610 - iStock - AttoSama - #AttoSama #board #iStock #Operator #photo #stock #Telephone

telephone operator - this looks just like Aunt Mary Vintage Phones, Vintage Telephone, Dysfunctional Family Roles, Bell Canada, You Call, Slumber Parties, Do You Remember, Back In The Day, New Pictures

the rikrak slumber party { part 2 } : top 3 things you wanted to be when you were very young

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Long Before Siri, Emma Nutt’s Voice Was on the Other End of the Line: She was the first female telephone operator. Before her, telephone operators were teenaged boys. That didn’t go so well. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Art, Les Gobelins, Best History Books, Women's History, History Photos, History Facts

Usa, tutela delle donne al lavoro: le foto d'epoca

Con una larga parte della popolazione maschile coinvolta nei combattimenti, le donne hanno dovuto assumere dei ruoli tradizionalmente considerati come esclusivamente maschili, nelle ferrovie, nei cantieri navali e nelle acciaierie. I funzionari della sicurezza hanno quindi deciso che oltre al consue

Francois (Whitehall) Exchange in Windsor, ON

Francois (Whitehall) Exchange in Windsor, ON