Click on the below image.
You'll see a larger version of instructions on using a dial-up phone, as taught in 1955. Now, how many of you out there even remember dial up phones?? How many remember party lines? How many remember when you had to place every call through an in-town operator, who usually listened in??:-) (Remember, Windows resizes things to teeny, so click in the enlarge square to see it full size, once open)