Telephone History

The telephone industry has a rich and interesting history. These are some resources for learning more about the development of the telephone and the industry.


  • Atlanta Telephone History A great site for telephone history using Atlanta as an case study. Even has WAV sound files for the old signalling tones and explains how girls on roller skates were part of the process for completing long distance calls.
  • History of the Telephone An article about the originators, pioneers and inventor of the telephone.

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