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Archival Anecdotes: March 22, 2021

 

March 22, 2021

The Remington No. 10 (left) and Oliver Standard (right) offered typists state-of-the-art technology such as widely spaced keys arranged in QWERTY formation.

Sometimes I wonder what percentage of the American population has had the privilege of pressing down a typewriter key.

For the past 30 years, the public has been accustomed primarily to computers and even phones for their word processing needs.

Today typing a letter can be a smooth and efficient process, especially thanks to features such as ergonomic keyboards and spellcheck, not to mention a...



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