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Title: Switchboard room, Birmingham Alabama, circa 1899

Accession Number: 1984.187.24136
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1926-01-20
Description: 8x10 safety negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons on January 20, 1926. Image of Switchboard at Birmingham, Ala. Central Office. Visible in image: "Birmingham, Ala. Law Central Office / Operating Room & Switchboard / About 1899.", furniture, chalkboard, stove, clock, lighting devices, switchboard, doorways. Typed on original negative sleeve: "A T & T Co- 195 Bdway, City. / Miss F J Weber, Room 536 / Copy of photo at studio".

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