Cleveland City Hall Telephone Operators….what a crew!

City Hall switchboard being operated by candle and lantern light, 1950

Cleveland City Hall Telephone Operators circa a 1950 power failure. I thought Kate would get a kick out of this. About 1968 my Kate worked with a wonderful lady named Jeanne Windows in the cavernous basement of Cleveland City Hall answering those crazed calls from the constituents. And I thought she get a kick out of this picture, courtesy of the Michael Schwartz Library , The Cleveland Press Collection Cleveland State University.

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