31 Days presents..the first female telephone operator


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Meet Emma Mills Nutt, another famous first. When the first commercial telephone exchange began service in January 1878, teenage boys were hired as the first operators. However, the young men often played pranks on each other and their customers. Within about six months, the Boston telephone exchange decided to add a female operator, a young woman named Emma Nutt.

Source: http://worldhistoryproject.org/1878/9/1/emma-mills-nutt-becomes-the-worlds-first-female-telephone-operator

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