Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1959

By: Bond, Mrs. J.W.; Force, William R.: Editor

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36 pages. Contents: Company Revamps Sales Organization - with photos of R.B. Murphy, N.C. Millidge, R.L. Auld and A.B. Evers; Accounting Geared for Automation - with photos of Allan Bryce, L.A.D. Battrum, M.G. Butler, Robert Sutherland, Kenneth Crowter, J.D. Johnston, Curtis Rice and David Cameron; Personnel Expands Scope - with photos of T.H. Halford, W.E. Wain, O.E. Snead, Dr. J.A. MacMillan, H.L. Brown, A.J. D'Ath and F.G. Fredrickson; Excellent two-page photo and text feature on the closing of the Kerrisdale office, after 38 years, to make way for the more automated Amherst office - the biggest telephone number change in Canada's history - with photos of the operators and some of the new technology - and the old; Details of conversions which took place in March; Venerable Glenburn Yields to Cypress - Another great two-page photo and information feature on a major Burnaby upgrade on Glenburn which, grew from six operators to 155 over the past 35 years; Fascinationg one-page photo feature on new microwave equipment providing long distance service between Vancouver and Kamloops - features a novel 20 x 24-foot passive reflector; 1959 telephone directories issued in Vancouver; Retirement news; Dial phones come to residents of Sidney and Keating on Vancouver Island - with several photos, including Lew Millin, Art Ensor, Gordon Cooper, Harry Potter, and others; Photo and map-illustrated article by Mrs. J.W. Bond explains the impact of improved telephone service to James Island, just off the Saanich Peninsula; Two-page feature on Junior Achievement with photos; Pension plan personalized; One-page map extending from the Lion's Gate Bridge to Horseshoe Bay indicates historical circular (mileage) boundaries formerly used to figure mileage charges; Two historic switchboards now Silent - the old Victoria and Vancouver long distance switchboards - article iwth photos; Teletype sale to East Asiatic Company - article with photo of Robert Turner of this wholesale lumber company; Retirees - Mrs. Minnie Doggett, G.A. Einerson, Edmond McKim, Miss Mary S. Duncan; In Memoriam - John E. Carlile, Mrs. Lily Rollings, James A. Murray, James L. Ward, Arthur Mills.and more. Clean with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy.

Title: Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1959

Author Name: Bond, Mrs. J.W.; Force, William R.: Editor

Categories: British Columbia, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1959

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 662G3741

Keywords: Sales Organization - with photos of R.B. Murphy, N.C. Millidge, R.L. Auld and A.B. Evers; Accounting Geared for Automation - with photos of Allan Bryce, L.A.D. Battrum, M.G. Butler, Robert Sutherland, Kenneth Crowter, J.D. Johnston, Curtis Rice and David Cameron; Personnel Expands Scope - with photos of T.H. Halford, W.E. Wain, O.E. Snead, Dr. J.A. MacMillan, H.L. Brown, A.J. D'Ath and F.G. Fredrickson; Excellent two-page photo and text feature on the closing of the Kerrisdale office, after 38 years, to make way for the more automated Amherst office - the biggest telephone number change in Canada's history - with photos of the operators and some of the new technology - and the old; Details of conversions which took place in March; Venerable Glenburn Yields to Cypress - Another great two-page photo and information feature on a major Burnaby upgrade on Glenburn which, grew from six operators to 155 over the past 35 years; Fascinationg one-page photo feature on new microwave equipment providing long distance service between Vancouver and Kamloops - features a novel 20 x 24-foot passive reflector; 1959 telephone directories issued in Vancouver; Retirement news; Dial phones come to residents of Sidney and Keating on Vancouver Island - with several photos, including Lew Millin, Art Ensor, Gordon Cooper, Harry Potter, and others; Photo and map-illustrated article by Mrs. J.W. Bond explains the impact of improved telephone service to James Island, just off the Saanich Peninsula; Two-page feature on Junior Achievement with photos; Pension plan personalized; One-page map extending from the Lion's Gate Bridge to Horseshoe Bay indicates historical circular (mileage) boundaries formerly used to figure mileage charges; Two historic switchboards now Silent - the old Victoria and Vancouver long distance switchboards - article iwth photos; Teletype sale to East Asiatic Company - article with photo of Robert Turner of this wholesale lumber company; Retirees - Mrs. Minnie Doggett, G.A. Einerson, Edmond McKim, Miss Mary S. Duncan; In Memoriam - John E. Carlile, Mrs. Lily Rollings, James A. Murray, James L. Ward, Arthur Mills Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1959 Telophony History,