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Underwood Typewriter Company

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Title: Underwood Typewriter Company
Abstract: The first typewriter was called the "Sholes & Glidden Type Writer," and was produced by the gun makers E. Remington & Sons in Ilion, NY from 1874-1878. Sholes was working on a machine to automatically number the pages in books when one of his colleagues suggested the idea might be extended to a device to print the entire alphabet. The prototype that was sent to Washington D.C. as part of the patent process is stored in a vault at the Smithsonian Museum. (From The First Typewriter website.)
Description: People working in the office of Underwood Typewriter Company. Note the sign at the back of the office that states "The machine you will eventually buy."
Citation: (1900). "Underwood Typewriter Company."
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36338
Date: 1900-01-01

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