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Category: Science & Technology, Communications

Historical Items

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Item 5566

Telephone operations in Norway, ca. 1956

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

Item 9077

Looking Southwesterly from Elm Street, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

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

Item 11014

Phone company, Bryant Pond, 1981

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

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Telephone Museum

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.