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Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
200 S.E. 4th Street
PO Box 339
Abilene, KS 67410
785-263-6700 or 877 RING IKE

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Closed 12:00 - 12:45
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$10 Adult
$9 Senior 62 & Over
$2 Ages 6-15
FREE Ages 5 & Under
FREE Active Military

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


Photos courtesy of the Dickinson County Historical Society - restrictions unknown
For a larger veiw click on the photo caption

Cleyson LeRoy "C. L." Brown Linemen Humor

Cleyson LeRoy "C.L." Brown

Linemen "Humor"
Brown Telephone Company


Bonebrake's Hardware and Farm Machinery Brown Electric Light Plant

Site of Abilene's First Telephone
Bonebrake's Hardware and Farm
Machinery, 1879


Brown Electric Light Plant

Jacob Brown Grist Mill Early Linemen for Brown Telephone Company

Original Jacob Brown Grist Mill, 1880

Early Linemen
Brown Telephone Company


Repair Wagon The Brown Block

Brown Telephone Company
Repair Wagon, 1906

Brown Block - Third & Spruce
Original United Building, 1905


Brown Telephone Company Operators Employees and Owners of Brown Telephone Company

Brown Telephone Company
Operators, 1905

Employees and Owners
Brown Telephone Company, 1905


Business Office of Brown Telephone Company From Brown Building Looking East on Third Street

Brown Telephone Company
Business Office - Second Floor
Reflector Newspaper Building, 1902

From Brown Building, 1911
Looking East on Third Street


Brown Telephone Company Wagon Paving 3rd Street

Brown Telephone Company Wagon
Pre - 1911

Paving Third Street, 1910
Reflector Building on Left
First Site, Brown Telephone Company


Switchboard Operators

Switchboard Operators "Hello Girls"
Brown Telephone Company