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The Origins of U.S. Sprint:
The Early Years of United Telecom
Documents

 

Abilene Newspaper Accounts of Young C.L. Brown's Accident

The Abilene Weekly Democrat
The Abilene Weekly Chronicle
The Abilene Weekly Chronicle

 

Telegraph or Telephone

Abilene Gazette Weekly

 

Coon Invades Telephone Office

Telephony Magazine

 

Instructions for Use of Rural Line Telephones

 

The First Independent Telephone in Abilene in 1893

A Reminiscence by B. Frank Myers

 

Verckler Abstracts: 1891 - 1910

 

A History of the Development of the Telephone in Abilene, Kansas; 1879 - 1975
(Chapter II, Competition)

Beginnings: 1892 - 1899
Expansion: 1899 - 1900
The Brown Telephone Company: 1900 - 1902
A Big Move and Technological Improvements: 1902 - 1905
Rural Service and Long Distance Tolls: 1905 - 1909
Setbacks and Innovations: 1909 - 1910
The Eve of United Telephone: 1911