Re: Expert recommendations for a child's first phone, from basic to smart [telecom]

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On Friday, August 30, 2019 at 1:30:31 PM UTC-4, Monty Solomon wrote:
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Historical note:

The following 1958 Bell System ad might not exactly be what the  
Post article had in mind.  But Bell ran a series of promotional
ads featuring the little girl using the phone.


https://books.google.com/books?id=vFMEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA133&dq=%22it 's%20fun%20to%20'phone%22&pg=PA133#v=onepage&q&f=false

But Bell also advertised more serious ads with children and
urgent situations:  Back then operators were there to help.
https://books.google.com/books?id=wUUEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA111&dq=%22honest%20operator !%22&pg=PA111#v=onepage&q&f=false
(preceding page has article on the state of computers in 1961)

https://books.google.com/books?id=yVYEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA89&dq=%22telephone%20operator%22%20%22emergency%22%20child&pg=PA89#v=onepage&q&f=false

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