Cortlandt Exchange, Operator's being relieved, AT&T
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
8 x 10 x 0 in.
8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1914. Image of Cortlandt Exchange operators being relieved in New York City. Visible in image: women sit at switchboards "45" on wearing headphones, white blouses and dark skirts, behind them stand a row of women in the same outfits ready to relieve the on-duty operators. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: “196-6 / 2461 / Telephone Co / Cortlandt Ex. Operators being relieved / Box 196 / 2“.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection