Thessalon, Bell Telephone Ladies, 1929
Description
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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
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Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Thessalon Union Public Library
Email:thessalonlib@hotmail.com
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

187 Main St. Box 549

Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0

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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.