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Doreen Edith Merrell

...Washington, where she took classes at Western Washington College. During World War II Doreen and her sister worked as telephone operators in Seattle. They lived in a University of Washington fraternity house, since most of the male students were away...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166443018
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
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
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
Phone breaks elude state?

...senior vice president for legal and regulatory affairs. Access rates will not be reduced in Alaska, because local telephone operators were not part of the deal that was struck, Tindall said. That means access charges will be seven times higher...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060200/Loc_phone.html
Local
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
A case for pay walls

...that online subscriber an iPad or other electronic reader for free and you've got the same model that the mobile telephone operators have been using for years. New York Times executives say after two years, their subscribers are hooked for life...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070610/opi_665823684.shtml
opinion
'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

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