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Two Years after Invention of Phone, City Had First Exchanges
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TitleTwo Years after Invention of Phone, City Had First Exchanges
AbstractKansas City's first telephone operation was started in 1878 by the Merchants Telephone and Telegraph Company. The phone company's official name was changed to the Kansas City Telephone Exchange in 1879, and the first pole erected on Delaware between 5th and 6th streets.
AuthorFred L. Lee
DateApril 5, 1989
SourceThe Kansas City Star
SubjectTelephone companies
Local SubjectKansas City Telephone Company
Missouri and Kansas Telephone Company
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID219031
CONTENTdm number38746
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