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Photo Id# AAB-7163
Title [Nora E. Wong and Gloria Wong on opening day of the first Chinese answering service in the United States] [graphic].
Date 1962 Aug. 16.
Description 1 photographic print: b&w.
Location Folder: S.F. Districts-Chinatown-Telephone Operators.
Reproduction Rights Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library. S. F. News-Call Bulletin photo by George Place.
Notes Newscopy: "TRAIL BLAZING PHONE SERVICE--Popping firecrackers marked the opening Wednesday of the first Chinese answering service in the U. S., appropriately in Chinatown. Nora E. Wong, on left, owner of the business and wife of businessman Benny Wong, watches Gloria Wong opening the new board. A staff of operators easily handles many Cantonese dialects and one speaks Italian and Spanish as well.".
Subject San Francisco (Calif.) -- Photographs.
Telephone operators -- California -- San Francisco.
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Series San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
Source San Francisco News-Call Bulletin.