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Collection Details


Collection Name: Telephone Project
Repository Name: University of Illinois, Springfield. Archives/Special Collections. Oral History Collections [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Dates Spanned: 1973-1973
Description: Illinois Bell Telephone Company employees, including linemen, operators, managers and others, recall their work in the telephone industry in the early 20th century on: changes in technology, tasks, the social and economic impact of telephones, Illinois cities and rural communities, and their own lives.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 8
Broad Subjects: Rural Life; Communities
ASP Subjects: Cities and towns--Illinois; Community; History; Illinois; Illinois--History; Local history; Oral history; Rural development; Telephone; United States
Other Subjects: Illinois Bell Telephone Company; Telephone company
Collection Code: OHC0000427