It was different then, The old enemy of distance prowled everywhere. And people were separated by the bigness of this land. That was what started
If you remember the old ‘Reach out – reach out and touch someone’ long distance ad jingle, you probably just sang those words in your head! Look back at some of these vintage TV commercials, and find out how the ditty came together here!
ternational long-distance phone calls for ‘only’ $12 for the first three minutes? And this old ad said that price was low. See more about what it took to dial abroad back in the sixties here!
Imagine being able to call someone when you *weren’t at home*! It was a big deal back in the day. See the history of vintage payphones & phonebooths here!
These vintage Princess phones were enormously popular in the sixties, with their compact style and backlit dial. Here’s a look back!
Despite his military expertise, President Eisenhower didn’t know how to dial a phone. Even after being given the 50 millionth telephone, Ike was apparently still befuddled by the new tech.
Want to know how to make an old-fashioned rotary dial phone work? Here’s your handy guide, straight from the fifties!
Free electricity for everyone? Here’s a look at some predictions from Nikola Tesla from a century ago – some we have seen, others… well, not yet.
Brightening up your home for spring? Mixing paints? Choosing new draperies? Now’s the time to add handy phones in color to complement your own decorating ideas!
In 1915, an engineer in Arlington, Virginia, was heard in Paris and Hawaii. This was the first trans-continental message ever sent by wireless telephone tech.
What you will see at world’s biggest show New York’s billion dollar dream fair When the first visitors enter a onetime Long Island swamp on
The telephone of tomorrow – featuring pushbuttons, missile-like speed and musical tones – represents a totally new signaling system and opens the way to vastly increased versatility in communications.
Classified Yellow Pages telephone directory (1952) Yellow Pages (1961) Shop by phone when you can’t leave home (1961) Shop the Yellow Pages way – 1962