Telephone operators and supervisors at switchboards on both sides of room, circa 1912
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1912. Image of telephone operators and supervisors at switchboards on both sides of room. Visible in image: large switchboard complex with about 60 operators and 10 supervisors, switchboard numbers 113 to 214, in center are small stands with switches, and a main desk, stairs lead up to office, hanging fans and lights. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "134".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection