Typewriters: Letters to Loved Ones

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Typewriters: Letters to Loved Ones (2018 & 2019)

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.

Type

L.C. Smith & Corona, No. 4 Green, portable with case, 1924

Underwood, S, 1943

Underwood, Touchmaster Five, Manual Standard, 1962

Adler, J5 Portable, 1972, with case

Smith & Corona portable with case, circa 1950’s

Smith & Corona portable with case, circa 1960’s

Smith & Corona portable with case, circa 1970’s

Eaton's Corrasable 25% Rag Content Typewriter Paper

The Typewriter: An Innovation in Writing, SFO Museum exhibition catalog, 2017-2018

Venue

Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California

Date

June 10, 2018 & January 13, 2019

Thank You

California Typewriter, Conrad Praetzel, Praetzel Family Estate, Cheryl Ball, Alyson Kuhn, San Francisco Airport Museum

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.

Family Art Bash and Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum are made possible with major support from Bank of America and Koret Foundation. Supporting sponsorship is provided by Naomi and Jeffrey Caspe. Additional support comes from Yerba Buena Community Benefit District and Blick Art Materials.