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Title: Meeting of Bell Tel. Lab, AT&T and Western Elec. Executives, 1927

Accession Number: 1984.187.27497
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1927-01-07
Description: 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.

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