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Title: AT&T Dial Telephone Management Desk, 1928

Accession Number: 1984.187.31785
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place:
Date: 1928-05-31
Materials:
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on May 31, 1928. Image of AT&T dial telephone management desk. Visible in image: long wood panelled, carved help desk with seats for three, tile floor, marble base to help desk, ceiling with dentiled design on cornice, large columns, drop overhead lights, signs on desk read: "See How We Handle / Your Calls?", "Why Not Have Two Telephones at Home? / The second or extension / TELEPHONE costs only / a few cents a day / Ask Here for Information", and sign on wall reads: "Instruction / in the use of / Dial Telephones / given upon request". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "31786 / 5/31/28 / 1804-23 / A T & T Co-15 Dey St- City / Mr. Bisbee, Room 1130 Photo of commercial office".

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