Machines of

Loving Grace


Contents:
Apologia

The Machines
Adlers

Olivers
Olivettis
Olympias
Remingtons
Royals
Smith/Corona
Underwoods
Catalog Brands
Others

Master Index

Links
contact

Galleries
Depression portables
3-banks

Evolution of the Sterling
All About the Remie Scout
Typewriters as InspirationEphemera

Other pages on this site:

Collapsing World
Collapsing World: a blog

Stapler Fetish

Conley Cameras
Conley Cameras

A Trip Through Sears, Roebuck & Co.

Greetings from Rochester
a history in postcards

Ocean Liner Postcards
Vintage ocean liner postcards


My non-typewriter photography


Genealogy, with a focus on the Seaver, Bilyeu, Amidon, and Lowell branches


This site is copyrighted. Please don't use any of the materials here without my permission.

Ephemera

Select a catagory, then click any thumbnail to see a larger version.

Postcards

Little girl Oliver
Ideal
Vive Ste Anne Underwood
Postcard - Hot Time Oliver

Print Ads

Stoopnagle & Budd for Remie Scout
Battleship Maine Bar-Lock
Duplex: She is a Money-Maker
Remington Noiseless 8 ad
Corona ad, Popular Mechanics, Dec, 1934
American Typewriter Co.: The World is Divided in Two Parts
Woodstock Electrite: If You had to do it Yourself
Woodstock Electrite: 5 O'Clock and Ready to Go
Hammond Typewriter
Remington Noiseless Headache
Underwood Portable: Winged Words
The Popular Smith-Premier
Smith Premier 2 ad colorized
Smith Premier 2 ad colorized
Click here to see a gallery of Harry A. Smith advertising.

 

Manuals

Except where noted, all manuals are in PDF format.

[1] Courtesy Peter Weil
[2] Courtesy Michael Clemens
[3] Courtesy Keith McBride
[4] Courtesy Charles Woodward
[5] Via Google Books
[6] Via Computer-Refuge.org
[x] Unknown. If you are the person who scanned this and would like credit or would prefer it be removed, please contact me.

Misc

Corona Speedline matchbook cover
Corona matchbook cover

Smith-Corona Touch-Typewriting chart
Smith-Corona Touch-Typewriting chart

Smith-Corona Changeable Type brochure
Smith-Corona Changeable Type brochure (PDF).

Typewriter Care
1950 Federal Work Improvement Program Equipment Maintenance Series #1 booklet, Typewriter Care (PDF).


What Every Typist Should Know, published by Remington Rand, 1934 (PDF)


Touch Method Instructor for Remington Typewriters, 1936 (PDF)


US Army Signal Corps Training Manual No.71: Typewriting for Military Specialists, 1923 (external site)


Torpedo 18 brochure (PDF)


Evolution of the Typewriter, 1917 (external site)

Remington Rhymes
Remington Rhymes of Typewriter Times childrens' book, 1929 (PDF)


Tips to Typists, by Smith-Corona (external site, via Richard Polt)

 

Telegram Pack
Telegram Pack: 14 blank, vintage telegram forms to print and use. Many come in full- and half-sheet sizes. Great for role-playing props! (7mb ZIP)

Envelope Pack
Envelope Pack: 9 vintage envelope designs. Will print on most standard-size small envelopes. Great for role-playing props! (Not intended for actual mailing.) (1.5mb ZIP)

Oliver 7 wallpaper
Oliver 7 desktop background (image courtesy Peter Weil)

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1680x1050
1680x1050 Mac-oriented

 


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