Women switchboard operators, Murray Hill Telephone Exchange, 1917
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
emulsion on glass
overall: 8 x 10 in.; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
8x10 glass plate negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons on November 29, 1916. Image of Murray Hill Telephone Exchange. Visible in image: women telephone operators at switchboard# 83 to 91, chairs and desks, lighting devices and fans. Written on original negative sleeve: "Murray Hill Exchange / Tel Co/ Box 455/ 1 m 2' tab on left of photo / 7 do not put on this". Stamped "Morris Rosenfeld/ Photographic Illustrator / 116 Nassau St., N.Y. / TEL BEEKMAN 2850 / No Canteen Slide.".
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