National Geographic : 1938 Mar
SHE SAYS fA The alert, courteous voice of the telephone operator is known to all who use the telephone. To the little old lady in the shawl, the man in the big house on the hill, or a tiny tot of six, the words are the same, "Number, please" and "Thank you." The Bell System appreciates AND your patronage and tries to de serve it. In everything that con cerns telephone service, we hope you can say: "They're nice people to do business with." 170,000 WOMEN EMPLOYED BY THE BELL SYSTEM-More than half of the 315,000 em ployees of the Bell System are women. Their average length of service is about ten years. BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM s ^^^^g^^^^a^^^^^ai^^^ts ~ 3 s HWkij^fi .cu.i t s..::fC"sr s ;.^f,^tcf:3j. .'i e c1~ PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER, IN, WASHINGTON,D. ~ .