Preserving Pocahontas

Marlinton Switchboard Operators – 1961

Switchboard operators at the Telephone Utilities of West Virginia office in Marlinton, W.Va. prior to switch over to rotary dial phone system in 1961. Left to right: Cleo Carr, Blanche Sharp and Madeline McComb. Courtesy of Jean McKenney, ID: PHP000719

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