New York: c. 1940s.
various sizes. WHEN THE TYPEWRITER WAS THE COMPUTER OF ITS DAY. VG Item #264693
A collection of ephemera related to the typewriter, belonging to Jessie Taylor. Included are 2 photographs of the Globe Typewriter Exchange shop and interior, 37 Murray Street, New York City, along with a letter of commendation from Mayor James A. Farley to “Miss J. I. Taylor”, dated January 7, 1944 presenting a little service ribbon (attached), a photograph of photogenic Jessie, The Constitution and By-Laws of the New York Typewriter Dealers Association, undated, but signed by the 52 founding members--including Jessie Taylor, signing for the Globe Typewriter Exchange, and 2 issues of NOMDA News (newsletter of the National Office Machines Dealers Association, Dayton, Ohio, Vol. 2, no. 2, April-May, 1948), and a Certificate of Honor from the Red Cross for 1944 to “Mrs. Jessie Taylor”. One other item included is a trade catalog for L. H. Biglow, 13 William Street, New York, NY., comprised of advertisments for office supplies, and type-writer paper samples, on which several pencil drawings have been made--including a portrait of Richard Mansfield (1857-1907), the American actor.
Price: $250.00 Free Domestic Delivery