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Accounting Department at AT&T telephone office 1913

Identifier: 2006-07

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 1 black and white copy of photo mounted on non acid free paper labeled "1913 Accounting Department at new telephone office 6th and Main Street" size 8" x 10". 1913 Davenport City Directory lists American Telephone and Telegraph Company at Main, southwest corner Sixth and Iowa Telephone Copany Main southwest corner West Sixth.


  • 1913

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This collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

The Iowa Telephone Company constructed a new telephone building at the southeast corner of Sixth and Main Streets in 1901 and opened it in February 1902 serving 1,600 telephones in the city. The demand in service increased quickly, and another larger building was erected on the southwest corner of 6th and Main Streets, ready for occupation October 26, 1912. This building met the demands of the city until 1928 when the addition of a second central office was required. No specific information pertaining to the Accounting Department has been determined.


1 Photographic Prints (in 1 photograph.)

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Range 42 Section 01

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Repository Details

Part of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center Repository

321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490 United States

About the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center:

The Special Collections Department of the Davenport Public Library was established in 1982. In November of 1999, the newly renovated department opened to better serve its community and was renamed the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. The Center acquires, arranges, describes, preserves, and makes available local history and genealogical materials concentrating on those pertaining to Davenport, Scott County, and Eastern Iowa.

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