c. 1940s: How to Make Friends by Telephone

“When my grandparents did some housecleaning a few years ago, they offered me this instructional booklet. I estimate it to be from the 1940’s — it’s from an era when it was still proper to capitalize Telephone, much like the capitalization of Internet today.

“It has scribbles on some of the pages, probably from a relative of mine, maybe my mother when she was learning the etiquette of proper phone usage.”

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