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Shaping Alaska myth

...wilderness lodge, and became the first woman radio telephone operator in the territory and one of the few women of that...her guests, Joyce became the first female radio telephone operator in Alaska when Pacific Alaska Airways needed a communications...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112702/nei_joyce.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...former Vice President Aaron Burr was found innocent of treason. In 1878, Emma M. Nutt became the first female telephone operator in the United States, for the Telephone Despatch Co. of Boston. In 1932, New York City Mayor James J. "Gentleman...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090105/sta_20050901007.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for." Martin, 78, is a Tlingit elder, born in Kake. She moved to Juneau in 1959 and worked for 13 years as a telephone operator, including a stint during the hectic aftermath of the 1964 earthquake. "I started as long distance operator and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032201/Loc_HonoredWoman.shtml
DJ Don Drew draws country fans to the radio

...1965. "I remember hearing Del Reeves and the Good Time Charlies singing about the Southern belles, watching the telephone operator walk down the street," Drew said. "I listened a little bit more, and there were all these songs that had stories...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031206/loc_20060311004.shtml
News
So long, Slim

...kick pedals with screwdrivers attached that pound out rhythm on metal garbage can and bucket drums, and an old telephone operator's headset from the 1930s that he uses to bellow out crackling country verses. "It's old country blues, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070209/ent_458201983.shtml
Obituaries

...accounting in 1961. She worked as an accountant at Alaska Pulp Corp mill for 26 years. She also worked as the telephone operator for the Sitka telephone company and was a straw boss at fish camps. She and Gene Craig were married Oct. 2, 1942...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080599/Com_obits.html
Comm
Famously Harris

...he lived until he moved to Anchorage in the 1970s.Dorothy Harris moved to Juneau in 1943 where she worked as a telephone operator for a few years. After getting married to Frederick B. Harris, Dorothy became a stay at home mom. In 1972 she...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-26/famously-harris
Outdoors
'Meet Miss Alaska'

...life in Juneau and Douglas. Her grandmother, Jessie Fraser, was the last post mistress in Treadwell and the last telephone operator in Douglas. Both Sliter's maternal and paternal grandparents came to Juneau specifically to work in the mine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062809/nei_455545311.shtml
Look for new young adult fiction in the adult fiction section of Juneau libraries

...that it's not the kind of work a respectable girl does and she lies to her mother about working night shifts as a telephone operator. But in the 1940s there aren't many jobs out there for young immigrant women, and this one seems the best of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011410/art_549048467.shtml
4 women honored for efforts to improve lives

...for." Martin, 78, is a Tlingit elder, born in Kake. She moved to Juneau in 1959 and worked for 13 years as a telephone operator, including a stint during the hectic aftermath of the 1964 earthquake. "I started as long distance operator and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032201/Loc_HonoredWoman.html
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