In the April issue of 1974, who are these "characters" from the Land of Oz...in this case - the Omaha Works. Check the newsletter to see if you can find the names. I think I know 2 of the three? Initials are D.M. and J.C.and unknown employee
LOTS OF (old stock-never read)
NEWSLETTERS from 1973 and 1974, 1975, 1976 and ...
A donation was given to Gordy Viner, who then contacted me.
LUCKY ME..this is fun... send more, retiree website security for hours... days...months
Hope you enjoy our past
Just added some "Hawthorne" Images from a calendar supplied by Steve Dawkins. So you might see products we made at both locations. Check the photo page for more.
This was a VERY large plant.
A revised an updated list of General Managers of the plant with some sad news of some managers "gone from our sight".
Click here to go to that page
Updated the list of known Omaha Works General Managers, V.Pres. of Manufacturing or other titles. Sad news... was the last V. Pres. of Manufacturing here in Omaha, whom I had the opportunity to work with and was on the board of directors of Avaya back in 2000 was Stephan Clark, who just a few months ago passed away in his home in Texas as told to me by a former employee and current employee of CommScope. I've updated the list with this information on this page. Also we lost another General Manager, Frank LeFebre, and Jack McKinnon in 2014.
If you have more factual information...please email me.
A retired employee of 32 years !
Questions or clarifications - email me.
Nebraska and Omaha
"Western Electric News"
- ADDING MORE specific PAGES...look under the HOME button for more specific breakdowns - simpler format?
ADDED - ADDED - ADDED
NEW MATERIALS..and MORE coming...I hope
Newsletters from 1972, 1974,1975 and 1976, 1985, 1986,1995, 1996, 1997, 1999 ...and more ..and a "LUCENT" magazine
Open House 40th Anniversary booklet
Western Electric 100 years special issue. Located under the W.E. magazine section and a story about W.E. History under Bell-W.E. History
Your welcome to join the list... just email: email@example.com with your newsletters, photographs or video's or more.
Details of what they contributed at the bottom of this page.
Lucent's FIRST commercial... click on image to run.
BEFORE... iPads, tablets and flat screen TVs, voice recognition and many new technologies...
Bell Labs/AT&T thought of the answer. Watch AT&T's
" Vision of the Future". I remember this being a most requested video to be shared at the plant. It may even show the next... "Big Thing"?
Click on the image to view the video.
SHorT CuTS to .....
Continuous slide show of photographs...
always looking for more...
This website is a collection of previously published "internal" and some employee/employment related externals newsletters published at the manufacturing facility at 120th & "L" St. Omaha, Nebraska.
Also additional information about the employees and activities for over 45+ years of this manufacturing facilities existence.
Take some time and review each newsletter
YOU MIGHT SEE YOURSELF in a
"PHOTOGRAPH" in the newsletter
or maybe your name in print?
NEW PAGE --- OTHER Manufacturing PLANTS HISTORY
Look under this link!
If you find something which is incorrect or needs updating or removal.... email me.
All " branded visual TM" LOGO'S... above are of the corporation appropriate logo's (trademarks) of our former employer(s) at this Omaha, Nebraska location and used in all newsletters and other articles portrayed on this website.
Multiple Logos on a shirt...their were more shirts/items we chose to wear due to a performance or goal award exceeded by the employees....where are they?
Anyone remember all those types of shirts we sold or were awards for performing some great task?
Here's one I found... only WE kept adding more companies
later on. If you've got one, contact me to include an image here. I do remember we had a tan/light brown
"Cabinet Workshop" shirt?...
anyone got a photo..email mail it to me.
After August 2001 no newsletters were produced that
I am aware of ?
I hope those editors (above) kept a copy or two and will share with all of the employees who worked at the Omaha Works ... via this website... any newsletters, articles and information, he/she might have saved?
It would be appreciated!
Some items moved from
HOME page to a
page called: OLD NEWS
A little known file, I found about the AT&T breakup from a certain p.o.v.
The link is on the page "More/history/images article-archive " OR
Click on The link is - links page at the bottom, called the
The down loadable file is at the TOP of the page...!
Funny and TRUE?
Sorry not for iPads. This file is a downloadable file for desktop computers or laptop
NEW OLD photographs of the Employee Mall in the Main Cafeteria - dated - 1993?
The Pioneer Store was on the east side of the cafeteria, compared to the later Pioneer Store near the 20-30 building hallway near the windows.
Remember those old published in the phone book access/modification codes... coming soon they started with a # or * see the page called
Telephone Call "Star Codes" under the
MORE pull down (black top row)
I think we called it "Audix" in the plant?
A Book published in 1988 with the title:
The **** of Ma Bell by Kraus/Duerig
A FREE "PDF file" download is available - it is a long and informative book
See the MORE page (top black row) and down to
Bell System History - interesting insights!
Added a "Bell System History" page under History page which has a lot of "links" to other pages. EVEN more information found about our companies on this page, from Annual Report to where the "Baby Bells" came from.
New HEADLINER NOVEMBER 1992 Newsletter and Cornhusker Chapter-Pioneers 5th Aniv. and
25 Aniv. of the plant.
OLDEST PUBLISHED NEWSLETTER - so far...
A 1959 Westerner Newsletter
This plant was only one year of age.
.... there must be a 1958 or earlier version somewhere?
I thought about calling this informational website:
This Column contains...
LT&T Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph - Lincoln, NE.
About Our Museum The Frank H. Woods Telephone Pioneer Museum was incorporated in 1994 and officially opened in October 1996. It was created through the hard work of many local Pioneer volunteers, a grant by the Independent Telephone Pioneers Association (ITPA) and funding and support from Aliant Communications.
The museum is named for Frank H. Woods, Sr. (1868-1952) who founded Lincoln Telephone Company in 1903. The company began serving 1,800 Lincoln customers in June 1904. Telephony, an industry publication, praised the new company as "the first large automatically operated telephone exchange west of Chicago."
A local neighbor...
When one thinks of an antique telephone, the image of an old crank wall phone generally comes to mind. Since its invention in 1876 the telephone evolved along with the technology of the time. Not only was there an evolution in the instruments but many different manufacturers produced various styles and a certain uniqueness to their wall and desk telephones from A.G. Bell's first liquid telephone to modern "smart" phones with mobile internet. The uniqueness of the old telephones has become very attractive and many people have found these to be interesting collectable's. The pages on this site will provide links to the history of the telephone and the histories of a number of current telephone companies. In addition, information about antique telephones, wiring diagrams, where to obtain parts and the Antique Telephone Collectors Association is provided..
HOME PAGE: http://www.antiquetelephonehistory.com/index.php