Dial pay telephone, 1928
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
10 x 8 in.
8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 7, 1928. Image of pay telephone. Visible in image: pay telephone with receiver separate from transmitter, which is on pay telephone itself, paper disk in middle of dial reads: "TO CALL / LONG DISTANCE / DIAL 211 / For other information / see Telephone Directory / JAckson / 5207", there are coin slots for "25 / 10/ 5" cent pieces, telephone owned by: "The Gray Telephone Pay Station Company / and Western Electric Company Makers". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “32560 / 9/97/28 / 1837-6 / A T & T Co-195 Bdway, City / Miss F J Weber, Room 536 Copy of photo at studio“.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection