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Oran Henley Collection, Ca. 1900-1938

By Oran Henley


The switchboard appears to be in her home.Oran Henley was a farmer in 1900, an electrician at the electric light company in Carthage from 1910 to 1920, and a carpenter at a lumber company by 1930. He never listed his occupation as a photographer in a federal census, but according to the Carthage Centennial pamphlet he was the 1934 event's official photographer. He owned studios with his wife in Carthage and nearby Knightstown

Topics: Telecommunications industry; Telephone companies; Telephone operators; Telephone switchboards; Telephones; Clothing & dress; Women; Hairstyles
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
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