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The First Telephone Call


Alexander Graham Bell Speaking on the Phone, 1892.

Bell on the telephone in New York (calling Chicago) in 1892

CREDIT: "Alexander Graham Bell at the opening of the long-distance line from New York to Chicago," 1892. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-G9-Z2-28608-B.

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