The Telephone & How We Use It (from 1951)

The rotary-dial telephone and how we use it (1951)

The Telephone and How We Use It was published by Bell Telephone System in 1951. Geared toward children, the booklet covers the basics of how to use a rotary-dial telephone - the latest technology of the time.

Play square game (1950)

Play square by Stephen M Elonka Remember the game of "dots" or "boxes," where you joined the dots to complete squares, and the person who made the... Read more...

How to dial a telephone (1952)

Rotary dial telephones replaced operator-assisted calling, which meant there was a whole new system for people to learn. These basic instructions were printed in a 1952 telephone book.