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Bloomington switchboard workers, 1935.

This early November 1935 photo shows a full daytime force of operators on the “local board” at the Wabash Telephone Co.’s downtown Bloomington building. At this time the local switchboard handled about 60,000 calls a day.

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Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

Posted in Historic Photos

September 8th, 2016