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WW1 Photo Library: The Telephone Review

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of The Telephone Review Magazine during 1918 and 1919. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Colors Presented to the Second Battalion by the Young Women Operators of the Four Down State Divisions.

Colors Presented to the Second Battalion by the Young Women Operators of the Four Down State Divisions. The Telephone Review, January 1918. GGA Image ID # 191f713a9c

Operators and Officials of the Company at the Presentation of the Second Battalion Colors in the Offices of Mr. F. H. Bethell

Operators and Officials of the Company at the Presentation of the Second Battalion Colors in the Offices of Mr. F. H. Bethell, at Is Dey Street. in the Center, Miss Brennan, of Jersey Toll, Who Made the Presentation Speech, and Mr. Schultz, Who Accepted the Colors on Behalf of the Battalion. The Telephone Review, January 1918. GGA Image ID # 191f7b0139

Volunteer Group 1 Who Are in Training to Operate the American Telephone System in France for the Army under General Pershing.

Volunteer Group 1 Who Are in Training to Operate the American Telephone System in France for the Army under General Pershing. Left to right—Bottom row: Mrs. Juliette A. Calvin (Miss Katherine M. Schmitt, Manager New York Telephone Company’s Training School for Operators), Miss Ester Fresnel. Middle row: Miss Louise Essirard, Mrs. Marie A. McIntyre, Miss Marthe Liebert, Miss Fernande J. Van Balkom, Miss Grace D. Banker. Top row: Miss Ethelyn White, Miss Marguerite S. Bleyeres, Miss Suzanne M. Beraud, Miss Charlotte M. Gyss, Miss Marie L. Beraud, Miss Suzanne Prevot, Miss Frances Bigelow Paine. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 191ffe74c7

Volunteer Group 2 Who Are in Training to Operate the American Telephone System in France for the Army under General Pershing.Volunteer Group 2 Who Are in Training to Operate the American Telephone System in France for the Army under General Pershing. Left to right—Lower row: Miss Catherine H. Robinson, Miss Helene F. Perreten, Miss Marthe Gay. Miss Edme Le Roux. Upper row: Miss Frances Des Jardins, Miss Juli Barere, Mrs. Pauline McDermott, Miss Suzanne Cohleach, Miss Darnaby Henton, Miss Marion A. Taylor, Miss Anne C. Fox. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 192044dc2f

Telephone Operators Ready for France.

Telephone Operators Ready for France. Left to right: Miss Esther Fresnel, Miss Suzanne Prevot, Miss Charlotte M. Gyss, Miss Frances Bigelow Paine, Miss Fernande J. Van Balkom, Miss Grace D. Banker (Chief Operator). The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 19204ebada

Part of the First Unit of Telephone Operators to Go to France, Shown Wearing Their Service Overcoats.

Part of the First Unit of Telephone Operators to Go to France, Shown Wearing Their Service Overcoats. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 19205d8939

The First Unit of American Telephone Operators For Service with General Pershing's Expeditionary Force in France.

The First Unit of American Telephone Operators For Service with General Pershing's Expeditionary Force in France. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 192062bb53

One of the Sleeping Rooms for the Telephone Girls.

Who Would Ever Guess That This Comfortable Room Is in the Very Heart of an Army Camp Bristling With War Preparations? One of the Sleeping Rooms for the Telephone Girls. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 19207fb05b

"Off Duty" Girls, Caught by the Camera, Enjoying a Social Hour in the Living Room of Their Home in Camp.

"Won't You Step into My Parlor?" "Off Duty" Girls, Caught by the Camera, Enjoying a Social Hour in the Living Room of Their Home in Camp. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 1920c85db5

The First Scene That Greets the Eye on Entering the Operators’ Home.

The First Scene That Greets the Eye on Entering the Operators’ Home. The Hallway, with Just a Slight Glimpse of the Parlor and Stairway. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 19210b31ea

The Spacious, Bright Dining Room in the Operators' House

The Spacious, Bright Dining Room in the Operators' House, with Mary, the Cook, and Her Assistant Presiding over Their Domain in the Rear. The Telephone Review, March 1918. GGA Image ID # 192169fc75

Front Cover Image of a Telephone Operator and the Faces of Telephone Extensions.

Front Cover Image of a Telephone Operator and the Faces of Telephone Extensions. The Telephone Review, April 1918. GGA Image ID # 19865a905f

Second Group of Telephone Operators Ready for France, to Serve with the American Expeditionary Forces.

Second Group of Telephone Operators Ready for France, to Serve with the American Expeditionary Forces. The Telephone Review, April 1918. GGA Image ID # 1922307467

Operators Trained by the New York Telephone Company, Ready to Join the First Group Now Serving in France.

Operators Trained by the New York Telephone Company, Ready to Join the First Group Now Serving in France. Top row: Miss Edith Dodson, Miss Darnaby Henton, Miss Suzanne Coheleach, Miss Marguerit, Bleyeres, Miss Ethelyn White, Mrs. Pauline McDermott. Middle row: Miss Louise Essirard Miss Marthe Libert, Miss Frances Perreton, Miss Julie S. Barrcre, Miss Marion S. Taylor, Mrs. Denise Ingram. Bottom row: Miss Margaret Anderson, Miss Anne C. Fox, Mrs. Marie A. M. Mclntyre, Miss Katherine Hay Robinson. The Telephone Review, April 1918. GGA Image ID # 19223a7519

Front Cover Image Showing a Telephone Operator of the First Unit on a Transport Ship Headed for France.

Front Cover Image Showing a Telephone Operator of the First Unit on a Transport Ship Headed for France. The Telephone Review, May 1918. GGA Image ID # 19866966ad

Third Unit of Telephone Operators to Go to France

Third Unit of Telephone Operators to Go to France to Serve with General Pershing behind the Allied Lines and Help Carry on the Business of War. The Telephone Review, May 1918. GGA Image ID # 19225056a1

Members of the Third Unit of Telephone Operators for France Who the New York Telephone Company Secured.

Members of the Third Unit of Telephone Operators for France Who the New York Telephone Company Secured. (Left to right): Miss Marie B. Belanger, Rochester; Miss Marie L. Beraud, West Hoboken; Miss Louisette Gavard, New York; Miss Margaret Hutchins, New York; Miss Suzanne Coheleach, New York; Miss Suzanne Beraud, West Hoboken; Miss Frances Des Jardins, Pembroke, Ontario. The Telephone Review, May 1918. GGA Image ID # 1922531634

The First Unit of Telephone Operators Trained for Foreign Service by the Bell System.

The First Unit of Telephone Operators Trained for Foreign Service by the Bell System. Photograph Taken in France, Where They Have Won the Praise of Secretary of War Baker for Their Efficiency. The Telephone Review, June 1918. GGA Image ID # 1922d3565b

Fourteen of the Girls in the Fourth Unit of Telephone Operators for France Were Trained by the New York Telephone Company.

Fourteen of the Girls in the Fourth Unit of Telephone Operators for France Were Trained by the New York Telephone Company. They are, left to right: Top Row — Miss Vivienne Hamel, New York; Miss Louise Maclin, New York; Miss Mary C. O'Rourke, New York; Miss Louise L. Armand, New York; Miss Madeline Batta, New York; Miss Camille Rieder, New York; Miss Berthe Arlaud, Brooklyn, N. Y. Front Row — Miss Lucienne Bigou, New York; Miss Celestine Leguia, New York; Miss Marguerite Chenot, Manhasset, LI, NY; Miss Beatrice Francfort, New York; Mrs. Eileen Munro, Washington, DC; Miss Edmee Le Roux, New York; Miss Ida B. Lanz, Brooklyn. The Telephone Review, July 1918. GGA Image ID # 1923733a8f

Left Side: Fourth Unit of Telephone Operators for General Pershing's Army Trained by the Bell System and Ready for Overseas Service.

Left Side: Fourth Unit of Telephone Operators for General Pershing's Army Trained by the Bell System and Ready for Overseas Service. Photographed on the Roof of 195 Broadway, New York, June 13, 1918. They are (left to right): Top Row — Miss Kathleen M. Hyatt, Miss Albertine M. Belhumeur, Miss Evelyn C. La Riviere, Miss Alma H. Hawkins, Miss Mary Marshall, Miss Eugene J. Couture, Miss Emma Riendeau, Miss Lillie H. Noble, Miss Louise Maclin, Miss Vivienne Hamel, Miss Louise L. Armand, Middle Row — Miss Edmee LeRoux, Miss Melanie Van Gastel, Miss Aurelie C. Lucier, Miss Stella M. Viau, Miss Berthe Arlaud, Miss Helen E. Hill, Miss E. Tilleard, Miss Juliette Courtail, Miss Eleanor Hoppock, Mrs. Eileen Munro, Miss Beatrice Francfort, Front Row —Miss Lucienne Bigou, Miss Camille Rieder, Miss Agnes G. Burge, Miss Ruth Couturier, Miss Louise Chaix, Miss Mathilde Ferrie, Miss Leonie Peyron, Miss Georgette Boehrer, Miss Mary Story. The Telephone Review, July 1918. GGA Image ID # 1923793cac

Right Side. Fourth Unit of Telephone Operators for General Pershing's Army Trained by the Bell System and Ready for Overseas Service.

Right Side. Fourth Unit of Telephone Operators for General Pershing's Army Trained by the Bell System and Ready for Overseas Service. Photographed on the Roof of 195 Broadway, New York, June 13, 1918. They are (left to right): Top Row -- Miss Marguerite Martin, Miss Madeline Batta, Miss Mary C. O'Rourke, Miss Eglantine Moussu, Miss Marjorie L. McKillop, Miss Doris Summers, Miss Charlotte Anderson, Miss Germaine Lamontagne, Mrs, Eleanor A. Brown, Miss Marthe Carroul, Miss Lalla Munoz, Miss Marie Lange. Middle Row -- Miss Geneva M. Marsh, Miss Beatrice P. Bourneuf, Miss Mary E. Vannier, Miss Jane Lang, Mrs. Pauline McDonnell, Miss Jeanne Legallet, Miss Ellen M. Turner, Miss Louise Beraud, Miss Irma Armanet, Miss Alice Raymond, Miss Ruth Clarke. Front Row -- Miss Jennie R. Young, Miss Ida B. Lanz, Miss Alice J. Borreson, Miss Marie A. Lassalle, Miss Louise Ruffe, Miss Emelia Lumpert, Miss Ida Trahan, Miss Frances W. Laney, Miss Marguerite Chenot, Miss Celestine Leguia. The Telephone Review, July 1918. GGA Image ID # 19239e5564

Fifth Unit of Telephone Operators for General Pershing’s Army, from the Forces of the Bell System.

Fifth Unit of Telephone Operators for General Pershing’s Army, from the Forces of the Bell System. Photographed on Roof of 195 Broadway, New York, August 2, 1918. Left to Right. Front Row: Miss Mildred Lewis, Mrs. Zada F. Black, Miss Anita Chance, Miss Louise Barbour, Miss Anna Kinney, Miss Nell S. Wilkins, Miss Helen Cook, Miss Norma G. Finch, Miss Elizabeth M. Shovar, Miss Sarah Fairbrother, Miss Annie F. Shcerin, Miss Ruth Keeping, Miss Helen M. Hayes, Miss Christie V. Bickford. Back Row: Miss Elizabeth Macauley, Miss Agnes E. Blazina, Miss Ena Robb, Miss Louise M. Wilcox, Miss Faye R. Honey, Miss Martha M. Henshaw, Miss Merle Egan, Miss Laura Gridley, Miss Helen Carey, Miss Vera Sjostrom, Miss Jessie D. Brown, Miss Grace B. Knall, Miss Elizabeth O’Brien, Miss Mary E. Sealey, Miss Irene A. Gifford, Miss Marguerite Mahoney. The Telephone Review, September 1918. GGA Image ID # 1923ee946a

American Telephone Operators near the Front in France.

Proud to Be in the Service, American Telephone Operators near the Front in France. Approved by Committee on Public Information. The Telephone Review, September 1918. GGA Image ID # 19240635c1

Sixth Unit Shares in Telephone Work in France. Telephone Operators Doing Overseas Service in France "Plug In" for Victory.

Sixth Unit Shares in Telephone Work in France. Telephone Operators Doing Overseas Service in France "Plug In" for Victory. Left to Right — Back Row: Miss Ellen Disbrowe, Mrs. Mary Steele, Miss Jane E. Conroy, Miss Elizabeth Anne Brown, Miss Anna M. Ostrander, Miss Mabel Lapp, Miss Anna Campbell, Miss Louise Gordon, Miss Helma Greenlund, Miss Corah Bartlett, Miss M. Beryl Broderick, Miss Lydia E. Erickson, Miss Rosemary de Montauzan, Miss Abbie Mitchell, Miss Agnes Houley, Miss Helen Bixby, Miss Hazel Hammond, Miss Anna Swanson. Left to Right — Front Row: Miss Delta Hagan, Miss Eliz. Horsman, Miss Maude Johnson, Miss Margaret Olker, Miss Mary Story, Miss Frances Laney, Miss Isabelle Macdonald, Miss Oleda Joure, Miss Marion C. Swan, Miss Mae Ganley, Miss Hortense Levy, Miss Elsie Wolloff, Miss Bernadette Doucette, Miss Minnie Goldman, Miss Ruth Boucher, Miss Stella Russell, Miss Celia Grimeke. The Telephone Review, October 1918. GGA Image ID # 192443f5fd

The Snapshot of Miss Esther Fresnel Referred to in Her Letter.

The Snapshot of Miss Esther Fresnel Referred to in Her Letter. The Telephone Review, November 1918. GGA Image ID # 1924858d2d

Miss Edmée LeRoux, Signal Corps Telephone Operator in France, 1918.

Miss Edmée LeRoux, Signal Corps Telephone Operator in France, 1918. The Telephone Review, December 1918. GGA Image ID # 19868bbcd8

Left Side of Panoramic Group Photograph, Seventh Unit of Telephone Operators of the Signal Corps.

Left Side of Panoramic Group Photograph, Seventh Unit of Telephone Operators of the Signal Corps. The Telephone Review, January 1919. GGA Image ID # 1986ac838d

Right Side of Panoramic Group Photograph, Seventh Unit of Telephone Operators of the Signal Corps.

Right Side of Panoramic Group Photograph, Seventh Unit of Telephone Operators of the Signal Corps. The Telephone Review, January 1919. GGA Image ID # 1986b99c8c

On Duty; St. Mihiel Drive. American Telephone Operators on Duty within Gas Zone, with Gas Masks and Helmets.

On Duty; St. Mihiel Drive. American Telephone Operators on Duty within Gas Zone, with Gas Masks and Helmets. Miss Ester Fresnel, of New York (center), Has Written Delightfully about Her Experiences with the First Army at the Time of the St. Mihiel Drive. Photograph by Committee on Public Information. The Telephone Review, February 1919. GGA Image ID # 19872a41c3

Group of Signal Corps Telephone Unit No. 5, Service Of Supply, Barracks 66, France. Photograph by Committee on Public Information.

Group of Signal Corps Telephone Unit No. 5, Service Of Supply, Barracks 66, France. Photograph by Committee on Public Information. The Telephone Review, February 1919. GGA Image ID # 19873130ac

Afternoon Tea in the Paris "White House."

Afternoon Tea in the Paris "White House." Mrs. Wilson Was Assisted by the Telephone Operators in Receiving and Serving the Guests. The Telephone Review, April 1919. GGA Image ID # 19874ff75d

Signal Corps Telephone Girls Handle the Telephone Switchboard Room at Hotel De Crillon.

Signal Corps Telephone Girls Handle the Telephone Switchboard Room at Hotel De Crillon, Headquarters for American Delegation It Peace Conference, Paris. The Telephone Review, April 1919. GGA Image ID # 198796232e

Miss Martha Carrel and Miss Beatrice Francfort on Board the Ss George Washington Returning to the United States with President and Mrs. Wilson and the Peace Conference Contingent.

Miss Martha Carrel and Miss Beatrice Francfort on Board the Ss George Washington Returning to the United States with President and Mrs. Wilson and the Peace Conference Contingent. The Telephone Review, April 1919. GGA Image ID # 1987e27047

Front Cover Design on Memento Presented to Telephone Operators in France at Christmas

Front Cover Design on Memento Presented to Telephone Operators in France at Christmas, a Memento of the Telephone Operating Unit of the Signal Corps. These Booklets Were Presented at a Special Christmas Dinner Which Was Given to the Operators at Each A. E. F. Exchange Where They Worked. The Telephone Review, April 1919. GGA Image ID # 198830ff42

 

General Pershing Reviewing Signal Corps Telephone Operators of the American Expeditionary Force on the Rhine.

General Pershing Reviewing Signal Corps Telephone Operators of the American Expeditionary Force on the Rhine. Photographed at Divisional Headquarters near Coblenz. The Telephone Review, August 1919. GGA Image ID # 191f61b3f0

J. D. Newman, Ed., The Telephone Review, New York: The New York Telephone Company, Volume 9, Number 1, January 1918 through Volume 10, Number 10, October 1919.

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