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PEOP 8.062.tif
A group of postwomen at Barnet. with their bicycles.

COMM 8.035.tif
Women workers in telephone exchange (Holborn Manual Exchange)

COMM 8.034.tif
Women workers in telephone exchange during WWI (London Trunk Exchange)

MIN 4.028.tif
A group of 'bal maidens' at Dolcoath who helped to "dress" or prepare the ores for crushing by the mills or stamps. Large numbers of women were employed in this way on all Cornish mines in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. In fact, during the…

COMM 8.036.tif
Typical telephone operator, circa 1900-1905. National Telephone Company.

COMM 8.037.tif
Telephone operator at switchboard c. 1900.

COMM 8.039.tif
Ladies of the Post Office seen here operating at an early telephone exchange when all calls were connected by hand at every intermediate exchange.

COMM 8.040.tif
Telephone Operators at Manual Switchboard. Date may be later than 1920 - may be late '20s.

COMM 8.038.tif
Ladies of the Post Office seen here sorting telegrams which had been handed in at various counters, and sending them to the appropriate transmission points.
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