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Catalogs100 of 128Los Angeles Telephone Directory 1882/1909This is an original (Not a reprint) A Texas Catalog for Texas People. Montgomery Ward & CO. Fort Worth Spring & Summer 1927
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Posted 6 years ago


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The early independent telephone companies were using the Strowger Automatic Switching long before the Bell System was thinking about a dial telephone. The directories reflect how the dial had changed over the years. The last directory I like because the company is called "Our Own Telephone Company".


  1. cocacolakid97 cocacolakid97, 6 years ago
    Very Nice!
  2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 6 years ago
    Thank you cocacolakid97, james
  3. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 6 years ago
    Thank you james, earthandmagneto
  4. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 6 years ago
    Thank you packrat-place

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