New York Telephone Company, Chelsea Central Office, 1921

nitrate negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
July 12, 1921
nitrate negative
overall: 8 x 10 in

8x10 in. nitrate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons, July 12, 1921 for the New York Telephone Company commissioned by Mr. Mark(sp?). View of the interior of the Chelsea telephone office with many women operators seated at long switchboards on all walls of a very large room. Typed neg. sleeve info.: "12974 / [Box] 1018-8". Handwritten info. from neg. sleeve: "7/12/21 / N. Y. Tel. Co. / Mr. Mark(sp?) / 15 Dey St., City / Photo of Chelsea Central / Office at 350 West 17th St.." See Disposal notebook for details. Rosenfeld print available for viewing. Stamped lower right: "MORRIS ROSENFELD / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR / 116 NASSAU STREET, N.Y. / TEL. BEEKMAN-2890. No.____ " and handwritten on line, "1 lantern slide". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

Related Subjects

Telephone switchboards
Telephone--Private branch exchanges
Telephone companies
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