Elmira dial system [Unpublished]
Photo caption from published photos: "At top above [negative not found in 1940s negative envelopes] are former switchboard operators of the Elmira office of the Bell Telephone Co. The switch-over to the dial system occurred yesterday. Left to right are Misses Edna Carnochan, Laura Schmehl, Eileen Schmidt, Besale McCormick and Rita Hoffer. Lower left [negative not found in1940s negative envelopes] is Mayor B. H. Brown making the first call, and lower right [see 39-3 for closest version], Engineer Harry Hiscock testing the new equipment."
Image of Harry Hiscock with telephone receiver at ear testing the new equipment.
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff. Photo missing from envelope appeared on Page 3 of the Wednesday, January 24, 1940 edition of the newspaper as part of the photo feature: "At Switch-Over of Elmira Dial Equipment."
Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection
1 photograph : b&w copy negative ; 8 x 10 cm
Waterloo (Ont. : Regional municipality)
Elmira (Woolwich, Ont.)
University of Waterloo Library. Special Collections & Archives. Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection. Elmira dial system [Unpublished]. 39-03_001.