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Phone company making progress

100 YEARS AGO Thursday, Aug. 4, 1921from the Gloucester Gazette

The annual meeting of the Tidewater Telephone Company was held in the main office of the company, at Gloucester C.H., on July 26, and the former officers re-elected.

The past year has been one of progress and prosperity for this company, which is in the forefront of rural telephone lines of Virginia. The company rebuilt 75 miles of lines and other parts of the system have been thoroughly overhauled. The switchboards in all three exchanges have been put in first-class condition, and an improved system of bookkeeping installed including a modern Addressograph machine, which make possible the rendering of bills more promptly and accurately than under the old syste...

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