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Sholes & Glidden 'Type Writer'
Society: ASMEEra: 1870-1879DateCreated: 1873The Public MuseumMilwaukeeState: WIZip: 53233Country: USAWebsite:, Sholes, Christopher Latham, Glidden, Carlos

Designed in 1873 by Christopher Latham Sholes, with Carlos Glidden, Samuel Soulé and Mathias Schwalbach, the Sholes & Glidden 'Type Writer' was the first commercially successful device that rapidly printed alphanumeric characters on paper in any order.

Image Credit: Public Domain (Produced prior to 1/1/1923)Image Caption: Sholes & Glidden 'Type Writer'Era_date_from: 1873
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