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Telephone Innovation

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The true northerner. [volume], November 17, 1876, Image 1

Reference note

Newspaper: The true northerner. [volume] (Paw Paw, Mich.) 1855-1920
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033781/1876-11-17/ed-1/seq-1
Image provided by: Central Michigan University, Clark Historical Library
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033781/1876-11-17/ed-1/seq-1.pdf

Two increasing rarities (in 2016): a pay telephone in the mainly wild Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, and pay telephones whatsoever

Reference note

Contributor Names: Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
Created / Published: 2016-02-10.
Subject Headings: -  United States--Wyoming--Yellowstone National Park
-  America
-  Yellowstone National Park
-  National parks
-  Yellowstone in winter
-  Pay telephones
Genre: Digital photographs--Color--2010-2020
Notes: -  Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer.
-  Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Wyoming Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
-  Gift; Gates Frontiers Fund; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:069).
-  Forms part of: Gates Frontiers Fund Wyoming Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: highsm 35688 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.35688

[Model of Bell's telephone]

Reference note

Contributor Names: Detroit Publishing Co., publisher
Created / Published: [between 1915 and 1925]
Subject Headings: -  Telephones
Genre: Dry plate negatives
Photographic prints--Reproductions
Notes: -  Title from jacket.
-  Probably related to negatives D420-2578 to D420-2611.
-  "This model of Bell's first telephone is a duplicate of the instrument through which speech sounds were firsttransmitted electrically, 1875" on phone.
-  Detroit Publishing Co. no. K 2586.
-  Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: det 4a27893 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a27893

New Telephones

Reference note

Contributor Names: Trikosko, Marion S., photographer
Created / Published: 1964 February 24.
Genre: Film negatives--1960-1970
Notes: -  Title and date from log book.
-  Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 11454, frame 11.
-  Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: ppmsca 41604 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.41604

Image 30 of Notebook by Alexander Graham Bell, from April 18, 1876 to September 30, 1876

Reference note

Contributor Names: Bell, Alexander Graham
Thomson, William, Baron Kelvin
Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron
Watson, Thomas A.
Created / Published: from April 18, 1876 to September 30, 1876
Subject Headings: -  Telephone--Experiments
-  Autograph telegraph--Experiments
-  Correspondence
Genre: Correspondence
Repository: Manuscript Division
Digital Id: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/magbell.25300102

Bell's Magneto System 1877 contemporaneous illustration

Reference note

Created / Published: ca. 1877
Subject Headings: -  Photographs
-  Telephone
-  Inventions
-  Electric apparatus and appliances
-  Telephone--History
Genre: Photographs
Notes: -  Title taken from attached caption: "Bell's Magneto System 1877 contemporaneous illustration."
Repository: Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Digital Id: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsrs/berl.12040305

COINS; telephone and in hand

Reference note

Contributor Names: Leffler, Warren K., photographer
Created / Published: 1965 April 19.
Genre: Film negatives--1960-1970
Notes: -  Title and date from log book.
-  Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 13705, frame 7A.
-  Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: ppmsca 49902 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.49902

Telephone and directory. Dubuque, Iowa

Reference note

Contributor Names: Vachon, John, 1914-1975, photographer
Created / Published: 1940 Apr.
Subject Headings: -  United States--Iowa--Dubuque County--Dubuque
Genre: Safety film negatives
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Temp. note: usf34batch7
-  Film copy on SIS roll 8, frame 2221.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8c17040 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c17040

Telephone used for communication between various points in the mine. Mill and office, gold mine at Mogollon, New Mexico

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lee, Russell, 1903-1986, photographer
Created / Published: 1940 June.
Subject Headings: -  United States--New Mexico--Mogollon
Genre: Nitrate negatives
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8a28718 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a28718

Demonstrates Bell Laboratory wonders. Sergius P. Grace, Vice-President of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, shows the old and the new in telephones. That in his right hand is a model of Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone through which sounds were first electronically transmitted in 1875. The larger apparatus near his right hand is the artificial lung and larynx, which enables people with paralyzed vocal cords to talk again. 12/30

Reference note

Contributor Names: Harris & Ewing, photographer
Created / Published: 1930 December.
Subject Headings: -  United States
Genre: Glass negatives
Notes: -  Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve.
-  On sleeve: Watch Your Credit Line.
-  Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
-  General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec
-  Temp. note: Batch seven.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: hec 36141 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.36141

The telephone used in information work. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Washington, D.C.

Reference note

Contributor Names: Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer
Created / Published: 1937 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)
-  USDA--District of Columbia
Genre: Safety film negatives
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Temp. note: usf34batch3
-  Film copy on SIS roll 20, frame 1595.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b16858 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b16858

[Early telephone]

Reference note

Contributor Names: Detroit Publishing Co., publisher
Created / Published: [between 1915 and 1925]
Subject Headings: -  Telephones
Genre: Dry plate negatives
Photographic prints--Reproductions
Notes: -  Title from jacket.
-  Probably related to negatives D420-2578 to D420-2611.
-  "HM 2279" on negative.
-  Detroit Publishing Co. no. K 2578.
-  Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: det 4a27892 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a27892

Telephones. Dialing telephone number I

Reference note

Contributor Names: Horydczak, Theodor, approximately 1890-1971, photographer
Created / Published: ca. 1920-ca. 1950.
Subject Headings: -  Telephones.
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)
-  District Of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)
Notes: -  Titles devised by Library staff; possibly with information from a published book illustration or from former owner.
-  Credit line: Theodor Horydczak Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
-  General information about the Theodor Horydczak Collection is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.horyd
-  Forms part of: Horydczak photograph collection (Library of Congress)
-  Temp. note: Batch two.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: thc 5a49898 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/thc.5a49898

The Indiana State sentinel. [volume], May 09, 1877, Page 4, Image 4

The Indiana State sentinel. [volume], May 09, 1877, Page 4, Image 4