Thessalon, Bell Telephone Ladies, 1929


Description
Mystery Question:
[Please answer by clicking on the Comments tab]
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This is a black and white photo of two women in the Bell Telephone Exchange on Main Street Thessalon. The light-haired woman standing in the centre of the photo is Bell manager Mrs. Mary Bell Currie. The younger dark-haired female sitting in front of a switchboard is reportedly Miss G. Gagne.

The work space is a narrow one, with shelves of wire cables in the right background. Miss Gagne wears a headset and speaks into a horn-like speaker.
Notes:
Typewritten notes affixed to this photo read:"Miss G. Gagne is the "Hello Girl" in this vintage '29 picture taken at the Bell Telephone Co. Exchange on Main Street. Branch Manager, Mrs. Mary Bell Currie was then serving the telephone needs of 149 subscribers in and around Thessalon."
Date of Original:
Circa 1929
Subject(s):
Collection:
Local History
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.25006 Longitude: -83.5666
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Thessalon Union Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

187 Main St. Box 549

Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Thessalon, Bell Telephone Ladies, 1929


This is a black and white photo of two women in the Bell Telephone Exchange on Main Street Thessalon. The light-haired woman standing in the centre of the photo is Bell manager Mrs. Mary Bell Currie. The younger dark-haired female sitting in front of a switchboard is reportedly Miss G. Gagne.

The work space is a narrow one, with shelves of wire cables in the right background. Miss Gagne wears a headset and speaks into a horn-like speaker.