Typewriters: Letters to Loved Ones
Typewriters: Letters to Loved Ones (2018)
A place, time, tools, materials and guidance provided to encourage inter-generational conversation and positive interaction, and the sharing of wisdom to reveal new perspectives, rediscover old skills, and consider the idea that one-to-one communication without a glowing screen is not only possible, it is valuable and essential.
Approximately 250 participants. Duration 6 hours.
L.C. Smith & Corona, No. 4 Green Manual Portable Typewriter, 1924, with case
Underwood, S, 1943
Underwood, Touchmaster Five, Manual Standard, 1962
Adler, J5 Portable, 1972, with case
Eaton's Corrasable 25% Rag Content Typewriter Paper
The Typewriter: An Innovation in Writing, SFO Museum exhibition catalog, 2017-2018
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California
June 10, 2018
Ten Year Anniversary Community Free Day at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is made possible with Grand Sponsor support from the Koret Foundation. Lead Corporate Sponsor support is provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Presenting Sponsor support is provided by 706 Mission Co. Premier Sponsor Support is provided by Bank of America, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, and the Yerba Buena Community Community Benefit District.