Kōrero: Telecommunications

Women telegraphers (1 o 3)

Women telegraphers

These women messengers delivered telegrams in Wellington in 1918. From 1915 a large number of women became temporary telegraph workers while men were overseas fighting in the First World War.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-016204; C

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

A. C. Wilson, 'Telecommunications - Post and Telegraph, 1914–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22012/women-telegraphers (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā A. C. Wilson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010