Title: Promotional card, Mountain City Business College, Telegraphy
Catalog Number: 2017.045.0001
Date (Years): 1910
Promotional card from Mountain City Business College, Adams Block, 8th Street and Georgia Avenue, Chattanooga, Tenn. Promotes the need for railroad and commercial telegraph operators, the benefits of a career in telegraphy, and the salary opportunities in the field. It lists the classes that are taught at the school. The card is double sided. The verso has the Morse code for the alphabet and numerals.
TELEGRAPHY is the best paying, most pleasant and interesting profession in reach of the young man and young lady of moderate means today .•. .•.
WIRELESS HAS COME TO STAY
The recent passage of the law limiting the hours of R. R. operators to 9 hours and the invention of Wireless has increased the demand for competent operators 30 per cent. Every detail of Railroad and Commercial Telegraphy is taught by experienced and competent instructor and latest models of Standard Instruments used at the
Mountain City Business College Adams Block,
8th Street, and Georgia Avenue
Day and night school
Phone Main 2912
MORSE ALPHABET AND NUMERALS
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q P S T U V W X Y Z & 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
BUSINESS is rapidly increasing with all railroads and the spring of 1910 will find a large shortage of first-class operators—both commercial and railroad. Anyone with common school education can learn this fascinating profession and with proper effort command a good salary.
Railroad positions pay $40.00 to $150.00 per month with 8 hours work, while commercial pay ranges from $50.00 to $135.00, with LIBERAL OVERTIME.
COME TO SEE US OR WRITE
OTHER BRANCHES TAUGHT ARE: Shorthand, Touch Typewriting, Book-keeping. Banking, Penmanship. Business Arithmetic. Accounting. Grammar. Composition. etc.
Night School 7 to 9 P. M Mountain City Business College
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