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Turn Of The 20th Century Phone Company In South Dakota

Dacotah Prairie Museum
JLW Zietlow

In The Moment ... January 29, 2018 Show 265 Hour 2

It became one of the most successful independent telephone companies in American history, and it was launched on the Dakota prairie by a German immigrant with a vision for business and only one arm.

On today's Images of the Past, we meet JLW Zietlow. Joining us for the story is Sue Gates, director of the Dacotah Prairie Museum.