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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Bell Telephone Line Switch Units

Bell Telephone Line Switch Units


The inscription on the photo reads: Selector Bays - Line Switch Units, North Side Automatic Exchange, Michigan Bell Telephone Co. Four men dressed in suits without their jackets are working at various locations throughout the room. At the lower right a man wearing a headphone sits at a switchboard.


Full Details

TitleBell Telephone Line Switch Units
FormatPhotograph 8 1/2 X 11 1/2 in.

Title by cataloger. The man at the switchboard is Theodore R. Harrison, great grandfather of Caitlin Harrison.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionHarrison family

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