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220 East Washington Street Macomb
220 East Washington Street Macomb
Title220 East Washington Street Macomb
Photo Number000484.JPG
CollectionDigital Image Collection (Western Illinois University)
KeywordsMacomb Public Buildings Utility Company Utilities Telephone Illinois Commerical Businesses
Subject HeadingMacomb--Public Buildings (Illinois Commercial Telephone Company)
DescriptionThe building was located at 220 East Washington Street, where the westernmost portion of the Verizon/Frontier Wireless building is now (2010). The address first appears in the 1913 Macomb City Directory as the location of the Macomb Telephone Company. Some names associated with the local branch of the Illinois Commercial Telephone Company are Sam Slusher, Jessie Whipple McCalley, Oveta Grigsby, Hazel Jordan Nichols, and Vera Dougherty.
Source/Publisher/DonorPhoto coutesy of Vera Cordell.
Location of Original PhotoMacomb/Macomb Area Public Buildings Album--Volume Two
RightsWIU Libraries Archives & Special Collections -- All Rights Reserved. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, contact the WIU Archives and Special Collections at malpass-archives@wiu.edu.
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