[Southwestern Bell switchboard]

[Southwestern Bell switchboard]

Date: unknown
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Description: Women sitting at a large switchboard at Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Oliver Jacobs with a Telephone]

[Oliver Jacobs with a Telephone]

Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of Oliver "Jake" Jacobs chatting on a telephone.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Oliver Jacobs Smiling with a Telephone]

[Oliver Jacobs Smiling with a Telephone]

Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of Oliver "Jake" Jacobs smiling while chatting on a telephone.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Oliver Jacobs Speaking on a Telephone]

[Oliver Jacobs Speaking on a Telephone]

Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Telephone Company installations

Telephone Company installations

Date: September 16, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Old telephone
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Telephone Company installations

Telephone Company installations

Date: September 16, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: New telephone booth in restaurant
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Telephone Company installations

Telephone Company installations

Date: September 16, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Woman in new telephone booth in restaurant
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Telephone Company installations

Telephone Company installations

Date: September 16, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: New pay phone
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Southwestern Bell Telephone Company Main Building]

[Southwestern Bell Telephone Company Main Building]

Date: November 1, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: View of building addressed as 120 W. 9th as seen looking southeast from Colorado St.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Telephone Operator

Telephone Operator

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the first telephone operator of Pettus. In the early 1900's a switchboard was installed in the Roberts Hotel in Pettus with Miss Lula Roberts as operator. Gradually nearly every home in the area had a telephone. The local switchboard was discontinued in January 1969.
Contributing Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
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