PHONE BOOTHS

Visitors to the Fair who wanted to call home needed to use pay telephones in those pre-cellular days. The Bell System introduced a number of unusual technologies at the Fair. In addition to the new Touch Tone dialing system, the phone booths used this serpentine shape instead of the more traditional glass and aluminum boxes of the time. They were only used at the Fair. (CD #6 Set 27 #31)
 
Here's another style of phone booth only used at the Fair. Dubbed "Family Phone Booths", they offered everyone in the booth a chance to share in the conversation through the use of a speakerphone system. (CD #2 Set 12 #8)


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