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Telephone Operators

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Ring! Ring! In September 1878, Emma M Nutt became the first female telephone operator. She took her post in boston, Massachusetts. She was pay just $3 per day for her werk. Emma must have injoyed her job. She continued to work as an operator for 33 year every time you here an operator say What city, please?" you should think of Emma Nutt.

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Ring! Ring! On September 1878, Emma M. Nutt became the first female telephone operator. She took her post in Boston, Massachusetts. She was paid just $3 per day for her work. Emma must have enjoyed her job. She continued to work as an operator for 33 years. Every time you hear an operator say "What city, please?" you should think of Emma Nutt.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2004 Education World

08/05/2004
 

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