AT & T Bell Laboratories

Depicts activities in the Philadelphia offices of American Telephone and Telegraph and Bell Telephone. Highlights the training of operators, employees at switchboards, installation of services, and raising telephone poles. Shows some office buildings. Of note are images of the radio- telephone de...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1915-1946
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Depicts activities in the Philadelphia offices of American Telephone and Telegraph and Bell Telephone. Highlights the training of operators, employees at switchboards, installation of services, and raising telephone poles. Shows some office buildings. Of note are images of the radio- telephone developed for automobiles, and a demonstration of new sound equipment.
These subject entries for the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photo “morgue” are primarily for Places (buildings, parks, streets, etc.), Things (Bicycles, Bison, Blind Persons [just sampling the B’s]), Events (Democratic National Convention 1936, Flourtown Fair, Harvest Week) and Social Constructs (Home Economics, City Planning, Eating & Drinking, etc.). Each of these subjects became a MARC record which included a call number. In the case of these records, the call numbers are the actual folder numbers for the materials referenced. Therefore, these subject headings are really also an index for this section of the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photograph morgue. [The name section of the Philadelphia Record photo morgue represents individuals, A-Z, and
Item Description: Part of the Philadelphia Record Photograph Collection; for general information, see collection record.
Physical Description: 53 photoprints : silver gelatin; 1 photoprint 11"x 17" or smaller