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Historical Items

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Item 18091

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1893 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 18053

Winnie McCarthy, Lewiston, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1911 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 18066

Switchboard Operators

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: 1883 Location: Ellsworth; Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 18052

Night Operators, Lewiston

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 61878

Gwen May remembers working the Swan's Island telephone switchboard in the 1960s

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 82166

Westbrook Telephone Exchange, Westbrook, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 61877

Lillian 'Lil' Smith, telephone operator for Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 18051

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 24017

Staff of Biddeford Telephone Exchange, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 18058

Switchboard operators, 1939

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: 1939-04-13 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 69481

Share Certificate, Franklin Farmers Co-Operative Tel. Co., Strong, 1912

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1912-05-03 Location: Strong Media: Ink on paper

Item 5566

Telephone operations in Norway, ca. 1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1956 Location: Norway Media: Photographic print

Item 9162

MMC telephone service, Portland, 1959

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: 1959 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 11210

Last telephone cordboard, Bath, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-03-31 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 34778

Telephone operator's building, Lincoln, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Item 31289

Telephone Exchange burning, Bangor, 1911

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1911-04-30 Location: Bangor Media: Lantern slide

Item 27109

Telephone Switchboard, Islesboro, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Islesboro Media: Wood, metal, cord

Item 27169

Lightning Strike, Baptist Church Steeple, Thomaston 1992

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: 1992-06-14 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 18452

Joseph E. Robinson, Houlton, c. 1910

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 105876

Back Meadow Street, Nobleboro, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Nobleboro Media: Glass Plate Negative

Item 9077

Looking Southwesterly from Elm Street, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Stereograph

Item 11238

Hand-cranked phones to be replaced, Bryant Pond, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-06-25 Location: Bryant Pond Media: Photographic print

Item 17515

Naval Air Station Operations Office, Brunswick, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1945 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 11014

Phone company, Bryant Pond, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1981-01-28 Location: Bryant Pond Media: Photographic print