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Photograph caption dated September 1, 1955 reads, "Mrs. Asia Newbill, center, first chief operator of North Hollywood telephone exchange, is congratulated by Donald F. Wedge, at her right, chairman of San Fernando Valley Council of the Southern California chapter of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Looking on are, from left, Jim Wilson, former president of North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce; Fred Newbill, chief operator's husband, and J. L. Richards, first commercial manager of North Hollywood Exchange."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Telephone Pioneers of America.--Southern California.--San Fernando Valley Council Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company--Employees Celebrations--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Telephone operators--California--Los Angeles Luncheons--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Handshaking--California--Los Angeles North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs