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American Telephone & Telegraph: The Art of Telephony, 1916

Relying on their Notes

The presentation notes surviving from the eve of AT&T's receipt of the Elliott Cresson Medal laud the company and its president, describing long-distance telephony as an achievement that "triumphantly proclaims man's conquest over space and time." You can read through the notes used by The Franklin Institute personnel officiating at this awards ceremony by clicking on the thumbnails at right.