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Field Telegraph Station in the 1860s

A Field Telegraph Station in the 1860s

Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society

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Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society, [Digital ID, nhnycw/ad ad01002]

First Telegraph Message

First Telegraph Message

Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years

 

 

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Library of Congress, Manuscript Division Reproduction Number: A97 (color slide)

Wireless telegraph instruments.

Wireless telegraph instruments.

Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933

 

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Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0001304. Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society

 

Wireless telegraph operator

Three-quarter length portrait of Jack Binnes, wireless operator, using a telegraph machine at a desk in a room in Chicago, Illinois.

Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933

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Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0054177. Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society.

Alexander Graham Bell's design sketch of the telephone, ca. 1876.

Alexander Graham Bell's design sketch of the telephone, ca. 1876.

Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years

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Library of Congress, Manuscript Division Reproduction Number: A8 (color slide; front); A9 (color slide; verso); LC-MSS-51268-6 (B&W negative; front)

 

Model of Bell's telephone

Model of Bell's telephone

Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920

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Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection. LC-D420-2586 DLC (b&w glass neg.)

Two Chicago Daily News telephone operators sitting at a switchboard

Two Chicago Daily News telephone operators sitting at a switchboard

Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933

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Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0001438. Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society.

Telegraph Symbols

Telegraph Symbols

The Thomas Jefferson Papers Series 1. General Correspondence. 1651-1827

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Samuel Morse self-portrait

Samuel Morse, self-portrait

Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920

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Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection. LC-D413-24 DLC (b&w glass neg.)

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