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The typewriter killed the pen

A 1904 news article on pens and typewriters:

Pens and Typewriters

From The Iowa City Press-Citizen, Aug 30, 1904.

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  • Steve K January 28, 2014, 4:21 am

    1904 – seems like a very premature death notice! Fortunately pens and typewriters continue to have a life.

    • Mark Adams January 28, 2014, 6:22 am

      There is a part of me that is suspicious about this news article. It reads a bit like marketing ploy for the typewriter industry. That said, the typewriter genuinely affected the pen industry, a case of one technology supplanting the other. So I don’t know. (Now, where is that tissue paper?)

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