Linotype machine


Title
Linotype machine
Description
Man typing on a new Linotype machine in a composing room. The Linotype machine sets type for newspaper printing. Date from negative machine.
Date
January 03, 1964 - January 04, 1965
Original Format
negatives
Extent
3cm x 2cm
Local Identifier
0741-b32-fa-v32.a.9
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
Copyright held by Joyner Library. Permission to reuse this work is granted for all non-commercial purposes.
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Comments

Tom Berkheiser Mar 01 2013

I started at the Shamokin News-Dispatch in 1964, when I was twenty-years-old, and progressed up to a linotype operator.I'm now sixty-nine-years old, and I progressed to a book publishing plant in Bloomsburg, PA. which is still in existence, but now is photocomp.I operated a linotype there for a few years, I did lots of work in caps and small caps on the machine.I also set a book in German while there.My father was also a linotype machine operator, and I couldn't shine his shoes as an operator, although I was very accurate typing.Thank you for the opportunity to tell my story.I operated a number 8 Linotype.

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