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Telephone history celebrated
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 16, 1953 reads, "Mrs. Asa Newbill, third from left, first chief operator in North Hollywood exchange, is honored at luncheon commemorating 75 years of women telephone operators. Affair was held at offices of Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co., 11272 Magnolia Blvd. In picture, from left, are Jim Wilson, R. R. Hansen, North Hollywood manager; Mrs. Newbill, Mrs. Ethel Pollack, T. S. Turner, district traffic superintendent; Fred Weddington, Miss Naomi Heath, and Ed Scott."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Weddington, Fred
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company--Employees
Celebrations--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Telephone operators--California--Los Angeles
Flower arrangements
Luncheons--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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