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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

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Telephone company switchboard, probably 1920s. Exact location unknown, but somewhere in British Mandate Palestine. Matson Photo Service. View full size.

 

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Looks like the Bank of america telemarketing bin to me.

Switchboard location

The Matson / American Colony photos are from Jerusalem, back in the days of the British Mandate. "The American Colony was a utopian Christian sect formed by religious pilgrims who emigrated to Jerusalem from the United States and Sweden." More here.

switchboard

I think this might have been in Buffalo at the Central Terminal Train Station.

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