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Title: Office Desk Switchboard, Western Electric Co., 1927

Accession Number: 1984.187.29086
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Kearny
Date: 1927-06-02
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 2, 1927. Image of office desk switchboard at Western Electric Company plant in Kearny, N.J. Visible in image: two standing phones with levers on console and a box of paper between them on table, other desks with similar set-up out of focus in background, one phone reads: "Mitchell / 7700 / Ext.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative: "29086 / 1692-12 / 6/2/27 / WECo-110 Central Ave- Kearny, NJ / Mr. Smith, Dept. 828-2 Photo of office desk switchboard / at Kearny, NJ".

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