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Image for Telephone Talk, July-August 1943, Vol. 38, No. 4 - Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company

Telephone Talk, July-August 1943, Vol. 38, No. 4 - Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543g1990

Condition: Good


28 pages. Loaded with black and white photos. Contents include: Photo of Vedder Miller and Harold Dodsworth working on cables in the Cedar telephone building in Vancouver; Mrs. Operater Laura Mann at work; Susan Allison and Mary Gallo; Photos of the Princeton telephone office; Clarence Boulier at Princeton; Many photos of employees happily engaged in social activities; Miss Barbara Lovatt with her accordion; Photos of portions of Vancouver's long distance office; Article and photos of flood affecting Mission and Agassiz, including washed-out bridge; Miss Peggy Love; 15 Years ago in company h... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, March - April 1955: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Kamloops in Camera

Telephone Talk, March - April 1955: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Kamloops in Camera

By: B.C. Tel. Staff

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3752

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Amazing one-page photo of Fred Einarson working 100 feet above Fisherman's Cove as he repars a cable to Eagle Island; Nice Aerial photo of downtown Vancouver looking from the south-southwest; Six photos of Kamloops staff at work; Photos of installation of New Westminster automatic equipment; Photos of company services being used inside Vancouver's new Public Safety Building; Photos of Cranbrook Staff - at work and at their public ball!; Photos relating to the installation of new automatic equipment for Cloverdale; Photos of dancing and skating employees; Photo of Fred (Mic... View more info

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

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

Price: $99.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3741

Condition: Good


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 b... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, January (Jan.) 10, 1953: Commuting Through Red Germany / Baseball's Biggeset Winner, Robin Roberts of the Phillies

The Saturday Evening Post, January (Jan.) 10, 1953: Commuting Through Red Germany / Baseball's Biggeset Winner, Robin Roberts of the Phillies

By: Carson, R.; O'Donnell, J.; Perry, G.; Paston, H.; Lubell, S.; Smith, H.; Sherrod, R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201h0776

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Nice snow angel cover illustration by John Falter; I Ride Nightmare Highway - James P. O'Donnell drives from Helmstedt to Berlin in 1952 and must deal with surly, unpredictable Russians at checkpoints; Debonair Dan - Dan London and his St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, The Magnificent Innkeeper; Baseball's Biggest Winner - Robin Roberts of the Phillies; Who Elected Eisenhower?; Why Pay for Advice?; The Tiger at Red China's Heels - Color-photo-illustrated interview with Chiang Kai-shek on Formosa (Taiwan); We Made the Impossible Voyage (2nd of 3 articles) - Dr. Thomas Da... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, July - August 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Dog Mountain Tramway Completed

Telephone Talk, July - August 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Dog Mountain Tramway Completed

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3751

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: B.C. hosts 'biggest' telephone convention; Article on new Dog Mountain Tramway with great photos; Photo of George Forsythe and Floyd Adams repairing damaged Squamish cable; two pages of photos of employees who work at night; Howe Sound Line Rebuilt - with great photos of Foreman Davie McKinnon and his men at work; Photos of unique features of phone company buildings; new intra-system teletype system is inaugurated; Squamish Exchange - with five nice photos; Norman Fisher rescues girls near Spanish Banks; Great centrefold photos show how radiotelephones are used at the Ebu... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, November - December 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Ladner to Go Automatic

Telephone Talk, November - December 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Ladner to Go Automatic

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3750

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Christmas greetings from President Farrell inside front cover; Feedback on Kitimat service; Two pages of great photos of installation of cable between the Pattullo Bridge and Chilliwack features work above the Vedder Canal - Pete Meehan's gang are featured; Photos of plant men boosting sales of extension phones - Norman Bowman of Cedar is tops; First counterless office in North Vancouver; Photos of Ladner's conversion to new automatic phone system; Photos of workers in the Terrace district; Retirees; Great centerfold illustrations of radiotelephones in use on sea-going cr... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), September - October, 1958

Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), September - October, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3744

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Rate application explained; Reprints of Victoria Times and Vancouver Sun articles on B.C. Tel's application for higher rates; Lionel Edwards is featured in a photo-illustrated article on how he uses an oscilloscope to spot faults in the video portion of television transmission; Photos of preparations of new automatic equipment in Kerrisdale for a 20,000 line conversion - with photos of Glen Turner, Len Davis, Thor Andersen, Berry Smith, Harris Howe, Fred Smith, George Kozak and John Green; Retirement photos of Vera Gillespie and Nancy Robertson; 19 photos of recent sales tr... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), May - June, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3745

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Great one-page photo of splicer Jack Hobson awork in the vault of the new Amherst automatic office; Microwave TV Opening Perviewed; 1958 Big Year for Radiotelephone - with map of Vancouver-Kamloops Microwave Radiotelephone Chain; Photos of 7,000 mile goodwill call to Brussels; Company plays vital role in B.C. History; Nostalgic photos of 'Modern Telephone Living"; Photos of Ross Calbrick and Dick Di Palma at work; Company sponsors Junior Achivement - with 8 photos; Retirements; Great photo of Alan Higinbotham beside special station wagon which sells colour and extension... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3746

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Gordon Farrell now Board Chairman; C.H. McLean becomes President; Review of 1957; Interesting one-page of cartoon illustrations showing how the company's money is spent; Gigantic effort for March 2 conversions; Photos of conversion of old Dexter to new Hemlock system; Photos of nostalgic phone answering services; Photos of Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and Ladner switchovers; Rate Hearing Update; Great photos of B.C. Microwave service to open July 1st; Retirements; Fashion photos of B.C. Tel ladies - Chapter 53 Annual Spring Show; Artist's conception of new building in Nanaimo... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), November - December, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor; Love, Peggy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3743

Condition: Good


36 pages. Cover photo of Pat James. Contents: Christmas greetings from Mr. McLean, head of the company, inside front cover; Photos of D.C. Watt, Earl T. Squire and T.D. Owen-Turner; Details of construction around the province, with photo of new structure in Keating on Vancouver Island being built by Farmer Construction; Treasury cheques now processed by I.B.M. - with photos of the new technology at work; Ladysmith Conversion to dial service - with one-page photo of Mrs. Laura Ryan removing her operator headset for the last time, plus 8 more photos showing Tom McCormick, Doug Baigent, Kerry C... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), May-June, 1959 -  Dismantling the Agassiz-Chilliwack Span

Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), May-June, 1959 - Dismantling the Agassiz-Chilliwack Span

By: Force, William R.: Editor

Price: $89.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3742

Condition: Good


36 pages. Contents: C.W. Halford becomes new General Commercial Manager; Operator Distance Dialing comes to B.C.; Photo of the Vancouver toll operating centre in the William Farrell Building; Article on the high cost of accidents; Six photos of the tear-down of the highwire span which connected Agassiz and Chilliwack since 1910; Conversion Jobs Sparked Romances; Phoning Powell River to Ottawa by O.D.D. (Operator Dial Direct); Photos of dozens of staffers at social events; Photos of company sales training; Photo-illustrated article on Roland Robinson - maintenance man near Creston who drives a... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, Volume XXXI, Number 2, March-April 1941

Telephone Talk, Volume XXXI, Number 2, March-April 1941

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531c6618

Condition: Fair


28 pages. Articles: Savings and Government Loans, by Morris W. Wilson; B.C. Telephone Employees Rally to War Savings Appeal; Teleophone Operator Writes of War-Time Britain; Pioneer Mission, B.C. Telephone Man Passes Away - John A Catherwood; Eddie Esson is Braving the "Blitz" Somewhere in England; Employees for Credit Unions; Samples of Canada's first telephone advertising, used in 1877 to promote Bell Telephone usage. War savings certificate advertisement on back cover features quote by and silhouette of Winston Churchill. Average wear. Considerable pencil annotations, particularl... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, September - July - August 1947: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Ruby Dunlop Cover Photo

Telephone Talk, September - July - August 1947: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Ruby Dunlop Cover Photo

By: Pullen, Newton F.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3756

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: Cover photo of lovely Miss Ruby Dunlop; One-page photo of pretty operator Miss Pauline Terpstra; Photos of Wallace Whitehead and Betty Andrew at work, with a photo of 8 young ladies relaxing by office piano in New Westminster; Many more wonderful company photos, including a one-page photo of operator sisters Agnes and Margaret Crane; Photo of Irma Rocker as she appeared in Bing Crosbie movie "The Emperor Waltz"; Third Dial Unit for Downtown Vancouver; Record turnout votes picnic best ever - with many photos including a group photo of hundreds of attendees; Photo-il... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, March - April 1946: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Operator Miss Edith Jackson of Fairmont

Telephone Talk, March - April 1946: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Operator Miss Edith Jackson of Fairmont

By: Pullen, Newton F.; Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3757

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: Nice photo of Iris Steeves with photo of post-war 'shortages' company ad; Two pages of photos of lovely young lady employees; One-page photo of operator and swimming star Miss Mary Baggaley; Photo of the Trail switchboard at work with related article - 18,000 calls a day; Welcoming employees back from the armed forces; Article on the supply difficulty situation (result of war); Photo of Charlie McAndrew who has installed 40,000 phones!; Article on new Air-Sea-Land phone service; Fascinating article on page 19 requests female operators - either single or widowed; In Memoria... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, May-June 1944: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Cover Photo of Vancouver Cable Splicer Fred Buckle

Telephone Talk, May-June 1944: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Cover Photo of Vancouver Cable Splicer Fred Buckle

By: Pullen, Newton F.; Editor

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3759

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: Cover photo of Vancouver Cable Splicer Fred Buckle at work; Nice photo of Steveston operators outside their office; Great group photo of dozens of Bayview operators waving their (WWII) Victory Loan subscriptions; Numerous additional company war bond photos; Nice one-page photo of Miss Edra Delamont and her heroic dog "Chang" who barked for five days to alert rescuers to an unconcsious lady; Photo-illustrated article on new Supervising Foreman G.R. (Dick) Drew; Photo-illustrated article on the retirement of John (Jack) C. Miles; Letter from Bella Groom who is bravi... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, July - August 1945: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Cover Photo of Staff Sgt. Robert Creech

Telephone Talk, July - August 1945: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Cover Photo of Staff Sgt. Robert Creech

By: Pullen, Newton F.; Editor; Matthews, Major J.S.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3758

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: Cover photo of Bronze Star winner Sgt. Robert Creech, son of A.L. Creech, Nelson wire chief; Photos of photographer Allan Evers, bathing beauty Stella Wintemute and dancer Donna Simpson; Beach party photos; Photo of dressmaker Cecilia Lillico; Three sister operators Inez, Florence and Lucille Stephan; How girls learn to be operators; photo of billboard explaining wartime shortages of phone equipment; Photo and article on Flt. Lieut. Gordon Heselton and his flying dog "Whisky"; Many photos of lady employees; Illustrated article on Robert Garnett Tatlow, Vancouver Pi... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, September - October 1947: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Iris Steeves Cover Photo

Telephone Talk, September - October 1947: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Iris Steeves Cover Photo

By: Sutherland, Peard: Editor

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3754

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: Nice one-page photo of Lineman Gordon MacDonald, of New Westminster, at work on a pole near Cloverdale; One-page appeal for operators - jobs available; Lovely one-page photo of beautiful twin-sister operators Phyllis and Dorothy Harper at work; Photos of mother and daughter at work as operators - Annabelle Corriveau and Florence Corriveau; Photo of Norma and Christine Laughton workking together; Photo of Shirley Sinclair working with her mother Agnes; Great photos of elaborate B.C. Tel. parade float in Vancouver; Photos of operators who recently assisted in various rescue ... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, September - October 1947: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Iris Steeves Cover Photo

Telephone Talk, September - October 1947: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Iris Steeves Cover Photo

By: Sutherland, Peard: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662g3755

Condition: Fair


28 pages. Features: Cover photo of cute infant Kathy Locke, grandaughter of W.C. Mainwaring; Photos of Vera Brown visiting hospital patients in Nanaimo; One-page photo of beautiful Victoria operator Miss Athalie Little; Photo of Port Moody operators Freddie Smith and M.E. Runnicles; Switchboard photos from Haney and Trail; Photos of Nanaimo staffers Eric Ray, Charlie Tallman, Edith Branch, Elizabeth Farkas, Marion Blank and Mrytle Bell; Victoria switchboard photos; Expansion program; Elsted sisters, Bob Patton, George Gaetz, and E.H. Tomer retire; Article on early phone installer Daniel G. Ho... View more info