At Telecommunications History Group, it is our mission is to acquire, preserve, and promote the rich heritage of the telecommunications industry and to connect that past to evolving technologies and cultures. We are a 501 c (3) non-profit organization responsible for operating and curating one of the largest privately held telecommunications archives in the nation as well as two museums located in Denver and Seattle and a growing digital archive.
In addition to the museums and archives, The Telecommunications History Group also produces or is featured in online videos that showcase our industry or our rich history. Explore a few of our videos below and check back for future content.
Connections Museum Seattle held a successful Open House on July 15 & 16, hosting nearly 150 people over the two days. We celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Seattle museum with newly organized exhibits, tours, and a ribbon cutting on a new collection honoring one of our most involved supporters, … Read More
KING 5 News Seattle produced a spotlight video highlighting the Seattle Connections Museum and the launch of some of our new exhibits. In the video, KING 5’s Ted Land features the AT&T videophone from the early 1990s, some of our wonderful staff and volunteers, and even King 5 News’ very … Read More
The goal is always to increase bandwidth and to “go faster.” In this video, Mike Nearing, from The Telecommunications History Group, discusses how fiber optics have impacted our ability to communicate.
What was one of the most important developments in telecom history? And how is it impacting our political conversations today? Francie Dudrey of Level 3 Communications interviews The Telecommunications History Group’s Jim Hebbeln.
Listen in has Jody Georgeson from the Telecommunications History Group explains why and how the 1908 Democratic National Convention made tech history. Interviewed by Francie Dudrey, Level 3 Communications.