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Topic: telephone

1846
1846
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2013
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Notes by Alexander Graham Bell, undated
Drawing by Alexander Graham Bell, 1876
Drawing by Alexander Graham Bell, 1876
Letter from Gardiner Greene Hubbard to Alexander Graham Bell, February 22, 1877
Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Elisha Gray, January 11, 1877
Letter from Gardiner Greene Hubbard to Alexander Graham Bell, February 16, 1877
Letter from Gertrude McCurdy Hubbard to Alexander Graham Bell, March 17, 1877
The Bell Magneto telephone in 1877

The Bell Magneto telephone in 1877

Title taken from attached caption: "The Bell Magneto telephone in 1877."

Circular, April 26, 1879
Drawing, September 23, 1879
Circular, February 27, 1879
Drawing, September 23, 1879
Article, October 25, 1879
Article, October 25, 1879
Circular, April 26, 1879
109 Court Street Boston

109 Court Street Boston

Written on front: "Boston Mass 1879." Mounted in frame. Larger copy of item 120050110

109 Court Street Boston where both Bell and Berliner worked

109 Court Street Boston where both Bell and Berliner worked

Title taken from attached caption: "14. 109 Court Street Boston where both Bell and Berliner worked."

Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell, February 27, 1880
[Old couple looking at telephone while young couple watches]

[Old couple looking at telephone while young couple watches]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0039). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Native market of the Kavirondo tribe - woman in foreground wears tassel which is the tribal insignia of a married woman; Anklets are of telephone wire, Victoria Nyanza, Tanganyika, Africa.

Native market of the Kavirondo tribe - woman in foreground wears tasse...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: Tanganyika. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

Telephone co.-central switchboard
[African American men, prisoners, with two mules working on roadbed(?) between electrical and telephone poles in Georgia]

[African American men, prisoners, with two mules working on roadbed(?)...

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 4, no. 308. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

Clipping, February 2, 1899
Clipping, February 2, 1899
N.Y. Telephone
Field Telephone, U.S.A.
The Bell Telephone office at Hamburg, N. Y.

The Bell Telephone office at Hamburg, N. Y.

Photograph shows an interior view of telephone office with four workers; two women operators work at switchboard. Copyright by John Van Epps, Hamburg, N. Y. Title from item.

Map of the island of Porto Rico showing the lines of signal communication, telegraph, telephone, and heliograph, operated by the Signals Corps, U.S. Army, with military posts.

Map of the island of Porto Rico showing the lines of signal communicat...

"Based on map furnished by the War Department, Adjuntant General Office, Military Information Division." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Jap[anese] telephone girls
Short distance telephone in Alabam'

Short distance telephone in Alabam'

Photograph shows four African Americans, two men and two boys outside near a barn. The boys sit on top a donkey facing each other while one man speaks into the donkey's ear and the other hold's the donkey's tai... more

Map of Trinity Bay, Telegraph Station of the Atlantic-Cable.

Map of Trinity Bay, Telegraph Station of the Atlantic-Cable.

Washington, D.C. to Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call #: G3701.P93 1901 .M3 TIL

[Young girl playing with a wall telephone]

[Young girl playing with a wall telephone]

Photograph shows little girl sitting in chair with dog and holding telephone receiver to dog's ear.

Bakery in Overton, Nebraska.

Bakery in Overton, Nebraska.

summary: Note: The man pictured in the window is talking on the telephone original size: 6x8

[Woman using early home telephone]

[Woman using early home telephone]

Photograph shows a woman, wearing fancy hat and dress, seated at a small table in the parlor, holding a rose, and posed using telephone. Title devised by Library staff.

[Thomas W. Lawson, full-length portrait, seated at desk, facing right, on telephone, alongside ticker tape machine]
C & P TELEPHONE CO. EQUIPMENT
C & P TELEPHONE CO. DORM ROOM
C & P TELEPHONE CO. GARAGE
C & P TELEPHONE CO. WIRING
C & P TELEPHONE CO. EQUIPMENT
C & P TELEPHONE CO. GARAGE
C & P TELEPHONE CO. SWITCHBOARDS
C & P TELEPHONE CO. MAN ON PHONE
C & P TELEPHONE CO. CLERICAL OFFICE
[WM. H. TAFT] ON TELEPHONE
Man in office on telephone with disappointed look: "--my mother--"

Man in office on telephone with disappointed look: "--my mother--"

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. (2)7894. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Wit... 1906; Telephone 1906; Humor; Shelf.

Man in office on telephone with disappointed look: "Is this you, John?" "Yes." "Well--"

Man in office on telephone with disappointed look: "Is this you, John?...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. (1)7893. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Wit... 1906; Telephone 1906; Humor; Shelf.

[Santa Claus with children and toys: Santa in his workshop talking on telephone and surrounded by toys]

[Santa Claus with children and toys: Santa in his workshop talking on ...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. U-87183-2. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Holidays; Santa Claus; Toys.

House in which Daniel Drawbaugh invented the first telephone in the early 1860's

House in which Daniel Drawbaugh invented the first telephone in the ea...

Photoprint copyrighted by Otis S. Buser. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Joshua W. Alexander, Democrat Congressman from Missouri, half-length portrait, seated with candlestick telephone in hand] / National Photo Co., Washington, D.C.
"At the telephone"

"At the telephone"

Photograph shows young woman, wearing fancy dress, posed with hand holding onto telephone receiver on desk and transmitter (mouthpiece) to mouth. Copyright 1907 by Charles H. Davis, N. Y. Title from item.

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