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American Telephone and Telegraph Company

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5156, Frame 770-783
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1931, 1933
Scope and Contents note:
(about Kent's sketches for phone book covers)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Rockwell Kent papers
Rockwell Kent papers / Series 1: Alphabetical Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Technology Review

Collection Creator:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 1961
1961-05
1930-07
Scope and Contents:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, vol. 32, no. 8, July 1930; vol. 63, no. 7, May 1961; and vol. 64, no. 1, November 1961.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection, NASM.1989.0104, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials / 1.8: Magazines
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Braille, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Annual Report

Collection Creator:
Mergenthaler Linotype Co.  Search this
Container:
Box 248, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Social Security numbers are present and have been rendered unreadable and redacted. Researchers may use the photocopies in the collection.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Mergenthaler Linotype Company Records, 1886-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Mergenthaler Linotype Company Records
Mergenthaler Linotype Company Records / Series 3: Typeface Materials / 3.1: Typefaces
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Party Lines

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 575 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.1
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1942
Scope and Contents:
How to behave on party lines. Animated with Bill Baird's Marionettes, probably shown in theaters before feature films. Also probably shot in 35mm Technicolor and transferred to 16mm Kodachrome. Eddie Albert Productions, Western Electric Recording Systems.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 1: Promotional Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Now You Can Dial

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 365 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1954
Scope and Contents:
Demonstrates the transfer from operator dialing to personal home dialing, includes party line instructions. Charles E. Skinner Productions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 1: Promotional Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Behind Your Telephone

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 575 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.3
Video RV 684.3
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1955
Scope and Contents:
How the telephone system works, with some animation for demonstration.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 1: Promotional Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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The Big Flood of 1955

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white composite optical track print, 700 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.4
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1955
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 1: Promotional Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref515

Highways for the Telephone

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white composite optical track print, 400 ft.)
Container:
Reel OF 684.6
Video RV 684.3
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1955
Scope and Contents:
Long distance telephone communications: microwave radio relay, beaming of microwaves across the U.S., building an "electronic skyway." Caravel Films, New York, Western Electric Recording Systems.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 1: Promotional Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref517

Smithsonian Institution Phone Philm

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 275 ft.)
Container:
Reel OF 684.12
Reel RF 684.1
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1976?
Scope and Contents:
Promotional film about the telephone and its uses, highlighting many clips from well known feature films starring James Cagney, Patricia Neal, Gene Kelly.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 1: Promotional Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref523

Principles of the Optical Maser

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 1,000 ft.)
Container:
Reel OF 684.16
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1962?
Scope and Contents:
Bell Telephone Laboratories technical demonstration, includes illustrated simulations. With Dr. C.G.B. Garrett.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 2: Scientific/Educational Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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The Conquest of Light

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 500 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.18
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Men in lab coats demonstrating "light" experimentsBprisms, lasers, beams. Written by Marc Siegel. Composer: Bernardo Segall. Photography: Michael Livesey. Editorial: Eric H. Lawrence. Art: Ted Lowry. Narrator: Norman Rose.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 2: Scientific/Educational Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Gateways to the Mind, Part i

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 875 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF684.19
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
"The Story of the Human Senses, Produced Under the Personal Supervision of Jack L. Warner." Educational film shown to high school students, according to note on film can. With Dr. Frank C. Baxter, written by Henry F. Greenberg, directed by Owen Crump. 1960s? [NOTE: no Part II]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 2: Scientific/Educational Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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No Title

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 700 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.20
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1955
Scope and Contents:
AT&T safety film, with some animation. A John Wolfe and Company Production, "Sponsored by Your Interdepartmental Safety Committee," all players were telephone employees.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref535

Safe Work on Poles

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 700 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.21
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
Demonstrates work on telephone poles, safety instructions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref536

Safe Work on POles, Part II

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape (16mm color composite optical track print, 800 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.22
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Sound tapes
Date:
circa 1956 (mid to late 1950s).
Scope and Contents:
Demonstrates safety while working on telephone poles.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref537

Up From the Ground

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 1,000 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.23
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1956
Scope and Contents:
Corporate film about underground telephone wires. Filmed by Joseph J. Harley.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref538

Telephone Relays Type U and Y, Part 1

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white composite optical track print, 675 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.26
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1959
Scope and Contents:
Bell Telephones of Pennsylvania.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref541

Telephone Relays Type U and Y, Part II

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white composite optical track print, 875 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.27
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1959
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref542

Operation Sky Lift

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm black and white composite optical track print, 550 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.30
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1963
Scope and Contents:
Demonstration of helicopter delivery of satellite or radar of some sorts on to top of building. A joint project of Ohio Bell Telephone and Long Lines.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref545

Lasers Unlimited

Collection Creator:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company  Search this
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (16mm color composite optical track print, 450 ft. )
Container:
Reel OF 684.31
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1970?
Scope and Contents:
Industrial film about lasers, AT&T.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Researchers must view videotape copies.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
AT&T/Bell Film Collection, 1942-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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AT&T/Bell Film Collection
AT&T/Bell Film Collection / Series 3: Corporate/Technical Training Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0684-ref546

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