The use and evolution of the telephone in 1950 - 1970 illustrates how integral the telephone had become to the lives of most citizens. The presentation format for the following audio tracks was chosen in order to mimic the use of the phone during this time period. A short survey has also been inlcuded to guage the current use of the pay phone. Scroll down and share your views about the pay phone.
1946 - 1953 - The first car phones
All images retrieved from: http://www.wb6nvh.com/MTSfiles/Carphone1.htm
1956 - Transatlantic Cable (TAT 1)
1960 - Millionth pay telephone installed
All images retrieved from: http://www.2600.com/phones/newindex.khtml
Late 1960s - Severe customer service problems
Photo credit: http://www.privateline.com/mt_telephonehistory/