Typewriter
A typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for writing in characters similar to those produced by printer's movable type by means of keyboard-operated types striking a ribbon to transfe...
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Beautiful antique typewriters
I fell in love with some of these beautiful antique typewriters. If you’re a sucker for vintage stuff as well, make sure to check out Martins Flickrstream's website for more information on these amazi...
Antique Typewriters - The Martin Howard Collection
My collection is really just the tip of the iceberg, as literally hundreds of distinct collectible typewriters were manufactured during the 1880s and 1890s. There are so many more interesting models t...
Most Definitely My Type
Rest in peace, manual typewriters! (See http://www.bus-ex.com/article/world’s-last-manual-typewriter-factory-closes.) Keys and type hammers from the ...
The Hidden World of the Typewriter
Before laptops and tablets came along, writers did their writing on clunky, unwieldy machines -- aids to work that were also works of art. 
Hansen Writing Ball
The Hansen Writing Ball is an early typewriter. It was invented in 1865 and patented and put into production in 1870, and was the first commercially produced typewriter.
The writing ball (Danish: ...
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Sholes and Glidden typewriter
The Sholes and Glidden typewriter (also known as the Remington No. 1) was the first commercially successful typewriter. Principally designed by the American inventor Christopher Latham Sholes, it...
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Blickensderfer typewriter
The Blickensderfer Typewriter was designed by George Canfield Blickensderfer (1850–1917) in 1892. It was originally intended to compete with Remington desk typewriters, but ended up being known for it...
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IBM Selectric typewriter
The IBM Selectric typewriter was a highly successful model line of electric typewriters introduced by IBM on 31 July 1961.Instead of the "basket" of individual typebars that swung up to strike the rib...
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Keyboard layout
A keyboard layout is any specific mechanical, visual, or functional arrangement of the keys, legends, or key-meaning associations (respectively) of a computer, typewriter, or other typographic keyboar...
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Typing
Video of typing on a notebook computer keyboardTyping is the process of writing or inputting text by pressing keys on a typewriter, computer keyboard, cell phone, or calculator. It can be distinguis...
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Lucien Stephen Crandall
Lucien Stephen Crandall (May 4, 1844 - 1889) was an American inventor of typewriters, adding machines and electrical devices. Crandall gave his name to several typewriters, and he was also involved in...
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Carlos Glidden
Carlos Glidden (November 8, 1834 – March 11, 1877), along with Christopher Sholes and Samuel W. Soule, invented the first practical typewriter at a machine shop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.He kept o...
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Latin-script non-QWERTY keyboards
There are also keyboard layouts that do not resemble QWERTY very closely, if at all. These are designed to reduce finger movement and are claimed by some proponents to offer higher typing speed along ...
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Tab stop
A ruler depicting tab stops in a word processorA tab stop on a typewriter is a location where the carriage movement is halted by mechanical gears. Tab stops are set manually, and pressing the tab key ...
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Ultimate Typing Championship
The Ultimate Typing Championship (UTC) is a typing competition designed to identify and award the fastest typists in the US.
The Ultimate Typing Championship was created in order to promote typing...
Japanese typewriter
The first practical Japanese typewriter (Japanese: 和文タイプライター) was invented by Kyota Sugimoto in 1929. Out of the thousands of kanji characters, Kyota's original typewriter used 2,400 of them. He o...
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QWERTY
QWERTY (pronounced /ˈkwɜrti/ or /ˈkwɛərti/) is the most common modern-day keyboard layout for Latin script. The name comes from reading the first six keys appearing on the top left letter row of the ...
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Chinese typewriter
A Chinese typewriter is a typewriter that can type Chinese script. Early European typewriters began appearing in the early 19th century. However, as the Chinese languages use a common logographic writ...
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E. Remington and Sons
E. Remington and Sons (1816–1896) was a manufacturer of firearms and typewriters. Founded in 1816 by Eliphalet Remington in Ilion, New York, on March 1, 1873 it became known for manufacturing the firs...
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Typewriting Behavior
Typewriting Behavior is a book by August Dvorak, Nellie Merrick, William Dealey and Gertrude Ford. It was published in 1936 by the American Book Company. It is currently out of print but can be found...
Typographer (typewriter)
The typographer, America's first typewriter, was first invented and made by William Austin Burt.
It was patented on July 23, 1829, as U.S. patent No. 5581X. United States Patent Office documents d...
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Typeahead
Typeahead is a feature of computers and software (and some typewriters) that enables users to continue typing regardless of program or computer operation—the user may type in whatever speed he or she ...
QWERTZ
The QWERTZ or QWERTZU keyboard is a widely used computer and typewriter keyboard layout that is mostly used in Central Europe. The name comes from the first six letters at the top left of the keyb...
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Groma Büromaschinen
Groma Büromaschinen (founded 1872 as Maschinenfabrik G. F. Grosser) was a German manufacturer of typewriters. "Groma" was portmanteau from Grosser and Markersdorf, a neighborhood of Chemnitz.Groma was...
Smith Corona
Smith Corona is a US manufacturer of thermal labels, direct thermal labels, and thermal ribbons used in warehouses for primarily barcode labels. Once a large U.S. typewriter and mechanical calculator ...
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Dzongkha keyboard layout
The Dzongkha keyboard layout scheme is designed as a simple means for inputting Dzongkha (རྫོང་ཁ) and classical Tibetan (ཆོས་སྐད) text on computers. This keyboard layout was standardized by the Dzongk...
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Albert Tangora
Albert Tangora (July 2, 1903 – April 7, 1978) set the world speed record for sustained typing on a manual keyboard for one hour, 147 words per minute, on October 22, 1923. After a rest period, ...
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