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Title Communications : early years of the telephone, telegraph, radio and newspapers in Shawnee County / editors, John W. Ripley, Robert W. Richmond.

Imprint Topeka, Kan. : Shawnee County Historical Society, 1982.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection DeGruson  302.2309781 C737 1982    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 130 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Series The Bulletin of the Shawnee County Historical Society ; no. 59, Nov. 1982
Bulletin of the Shawnee County Historical Society ; no. 59.
Contents The Girl-less, cuss-less telephone / Mary Rowland -- The County's nineteen telephone companies / Larry Jochims -- Rev. Sheldon's address via long distance -- The Hello girls / Peggy Greene -- After the consolidation -- Charles S. Gleed and the Bell system / Terry H. Harmon -- When phones were automated / John W. Ripley -- Topeka's first telephone subscribers--1879 -- Topeka's first telephone directory--1885 -- Chronology, Topeka's telephone systems -- A Century of newspaper publishing / A.J. Carruth, Jr. editor -- A Different type of air mail / T.L. Kiene -- Postmasters of Topeka / Evelyn W. Kingman -- Ghost town post offices -- Some postal firsts -- WIBW--Topeka's first radio station / John W. Ripley -- Telegraphy's rise and fall / William E. Treadway -- Blow-by-blow telegraph / Arthur J. Carruth, Jr. -- A Voice from the air -- The Phonograph concert.
Subject Topeka (Kan.) -- History.
Communication -- Kansas -- History.
Added Author Ripley, John W.
Richmond, Robert W.
Shawnee County Historical Society (Kan.)

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