Meeting of Bell Tel. Lab, AT&T and Western Elec. Executives, 1927
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on January 7, 1927. Image of the opening of the Transatlantic Telephone at AT&T. Visible in image: group of men sitting around a table in a boardroom with headsets on, while the man in center has a standing telephone, boardroom decorated with woodwork columns and dentil molding. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "27497 1/7/27 / 1626-5 / A T & T Co- 195 Bdway, City. / Wm. P. Banning, Room 2609 / Photo of transatlantic telephone opening", included in negative sleeve was a slip of paper with all the men's names, now removed to archives.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection