Preparedness Notes for Tuesday — June 23, 2020

On June 23, 1868, American inventor Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for a typewriter. Sholes invented the QWERTY keyboard. Along with Samuel W. Soule, Carlos Glidden and John Pratt, Sholes has been contended as one of the inventors of the first typewriter in the United States.

Today: Part 1 of a three-day series, with some useful oral history, from my mother.

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