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People - Georgie Orcutt, Storyteller

Georgie Orcutt (1889-1982) 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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