- "Prof. Bell's Telephone," The Daily Constitution (Atlanta), March 1, 1877, p. 2.
- Possibilities of the Telephone," Boston Daily Globe, May 7, 1877, p. 4.
- Robert Siegel, Interview with Professor Allen Koenigsberg, National Public Radio, 1999, http://www2.cs.uh.edu/~klong/papers/hello.txt
Early Telephone Etiquette
The invention of the telephone modified social communication and called for new forms of etiquette. During the years 1916-1919, the Bell Company created newspaper ads to teach their customers how to adapt to the nature of the telephone conversation and how it was different from face-to-face dialogue. Decide if the following points of etiquette appeared in national ads run by the Bell Company.