Summit, New Jersey Central Office, circa 1915-1916
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Summit
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1915-1916. Image of Summit, New Jersey Central Office. Visible in image: 10 female switchboard operators sitting with backs to camera, two matron stand overseeing their work, switchboards #2 to 11, placards over the operators heads: "ROUTING AND RATE BULLETIN / CHATHAM AND SUMMIT / CENTRAL OFFICE", woman closest to camera reads phonebook. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "3292 / 260-6 / Tel Co / Summit Central Office / Box 260 / 9 prints of C.O.".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection