Tag Archives: 1930s

Typwriter works by Elena Evgenevny in Russia in the 1920s and 1930s. Sourced and published by the magazine American Chordata, via. h/t Marcin.

Ad from Boys’ Life, October 1936. Write a typey to win a typewriter. h/t: @mwichary

A study from 1934 on how kids used the typewriter, and how it changed the classrom. Source. h/t: Marcin Wichary, whose forthcoming book about keyboards might interest you.

Russian typewriter art from the 1930′s made by Elena Rebinder, who was married with the famous chemist Piotr Rebinder. Scanned by Prozhito. h/t: Gleb Albert.

Typing portraits with a Monotype, 1939. Full clip here.


His nimble fingers are the keybars of his typewriter. :-)

(via Modern Mechanix)

Typewriter gloves, 1935.

Art Deco Kilim, India, Circa: Early 20th Century, 1930, via.

Teletype Messages Sent Through Switch Board”, Popular Mechanics, April 1932. AT&T offering two way service through switchboards

llustration by Hatsuyama Shigeru (1931), via.

‘Monogram och mönster i korsstygn’ (Göteborg, 1933)
Gamlestadens Fabrikers AB, via.