In the Depression, jobs were hard to find – especially for middle-aged transvestites. So you can imagine this fellow’s relief:

You have to wonder about the reason for this ad, though. What’s the point? Could be intended to get folks to buy stock; could be just brand-awareness marketing, although it’s not like people were in the dark about the phone company. Could be a way of telling everyone that the people owned the phone company – SO DON’T NATIONALIZE US, okay?