Georgie Orcutt worked for many years as a telephone operator in Ashland. She started working in 1906 for Independent Telephone Co. from 7am to 9pm for $5/week, then continued with Aroostook Telephone Co. after it bought Independent. She worked for Aroostook until 1915 when her first son was born, but returned to the job in later years.
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Helen K. Atchison, Ashland, Maine, storyteller, Independent Telephone Co., Aroostook Telephone Co., “Phone Call to Hitler”
Folklore | Oral History
Orcutt, Georgie, "Georgie Orcutt" (1889). Maine Song and Story Sampler Artists. 15.