Monday, January 18, 2010

Early telephone operator recalls party (line) days

"History speaks to the current generation at Northeast Louisiana Telephone Co. One speaker is former party line operator Dorothy Norsworthy George.

Back in 1947, when the company started up, she and other women operated the switchboard in a back room in an owner's home, connecting people in Collinston, Jones and Bonita to each other."

Click here for more on this generational conversation.

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