September 30, 2014

Recycling “Type”

Recycling “Type” -Back in 1942 in Universal City, California, Maria Montez, ┬áLatin-American movie star, and Gloria Jean, helped collect over one hundred typewriters for the Army, Navy, and Marines. Only machines manufactured since January 1, 1935 were commandeered; no portables were wanted. A telephonic dictation room was set up whereby busy executives can pick up the telephone, dictate their mail to a centrally located room which insures prompt typing of their letters, and at the same time more correspondence can be handled with lesser number of typewriters.

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