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Telephone operators

Description: Toll office set up at 400 Congress Avenue due to fire which destroyed the toll bank in the telephone building at 410 Congress. Pictured L-R: Miss Anna Koch (Mrs. R. M. Ewalt), Beulah Morrow (Mrs. Beulah Davis), Clarence Oliver (Traffic Supt. for Texas ), Mrs. A. C. Newton (Toll chief operator), S. U. Barron, Marguertie Doris (Mrs. Marguerite Ravenelli), Lillie McGee, Laura Foster (Mrs. Laura Raley), Ollie Joyce (Mrs. Ollie Peterson).
Date: July 1916
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men erecting telephone or power pole in Crestview neighborhood]

Description: Photograph of several men erecting a telephone or power pole in the Crestview neighborhood of Austin. The men are wearing hats and one appears to be wearing a short-sleeved Hawaiian shirt. A small crane is visible on the right side of the image. In the background to the left, there is a sign which reads: "CRESTVIEW LARGE LOTS, $595, TERMS, A. B. Beddow, REALTOR, 7106 WOODROW AVE. - PHO._-7631". Several structures are visible in the background, which appear to be part of the old Richcreek Dairy Farm where the Crestview neighborhood was constructed. A. B. Beddow and the Austin Development Corporation were the developers of the neighborhood which was built up between the late 1940s to the mid 1960s. The neighborhood is bordered by Wooten neighborhood and Anderson Lane to the North, Allandale neighborhood and Burnet Road to the West, Brentwood neighborhood and Justin Lane to the South, and the Highland neighborhood and North Lamar Boulevard to the East.
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Memo from L. R. Hare to the President of Abilene Christian College, November 9, 1918]

Description: Memorandum from Lt. Col. L. R. Hare, commandant of the Student Army Training Corps' Simmons College Unit, to the president of "Christian College" (presumably Abilene Christian College) regarding the inflow of telegrams to Simmons that need to be redirected to Christian. Hare requests that a direct telephone line be established to facilitate this.
Date: November 9, 1918
Creator: Hare, L. R.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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[News Clip: Telco]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 4, 1978, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 38 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Metro-phone]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 10, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 55 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Phone books]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 8, 1978
Duration: 1 minute 12 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: LeBlanc]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. The story aired at 6pm.
Date: April 2, 1969, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sweetwater City Development Agenda]

Description: Agenda for improving and developing the agricultural, commercial, military, legislative and public aspects of the city of Sweetwater, Texas in the year of 1963-1964. Former WASP instructor, Paul Hill, is listed as one of the Co-Chairmen.
Date: July 8, 1963
Creator: Sweetwater Board of City Development
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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[News Clip: Phone Strike]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 13, 1980, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 47 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Holiday phone calls]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 25, 1976, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Bell security]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 23, 1979, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 22 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Jail Telephones]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 15, 1979, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 37 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Phone books]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 9, 1977, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Telephone]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 11, 1978, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Telephones]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: August 15, 1978, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 18 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Junk mail]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 25, 1985, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: IBM vs AT&T]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 2, 1984, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 41 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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