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Title: The First Type Writter

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Subject: History
Author: Christine B
Date: September 6, 2016
Level: University
Grade: A
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Sholes was printer and newspaper man who liked to tinker in a local workshop in Milwaukee, Wis., with his friend Soule. They were working on a machine that would automatically number pages. One day in 1867, Carlos Glidden, another of the local amateur inventors in the workshop, read an article about the Prat typewriter in Scientific American, and suggested to Sholes that he might transform his number stamping machine into a letter stamping machine...

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In all, Sholes and Glidden (Soule dropped out after the first attempts) produced more than 30 working models before they finally had built the machine that Remington & Son arms factory put into production in 1874. The original Sholes & Glidden used the QWERTY keyboard, but typed in capitals only. It was sluggish, finicky, and inefficient machine...

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