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Typewriting speeds on a manual typewriter

This is the John Hay High School Typewriting Team of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1937. Seated on the far left in the middle row is Stella Pajunas (later Mrs Garnand), a then 16yearold. Nine years after this school yearbook photo was taken, in 1946, Stella became the fastest person to this day to use a typewriter.

Feb 02, 2014 This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. the action of the carriage and keys to your own typing speed. " Touch Control" permits you to tailor the sensitivity of the keys to your own indi, uidual touch.

'The Line Meter automatically Now, for the first time on a portable typewriter, you can tune your portable to your individual Adler Special service manual (from Machines of Loving Grace) Ames Typewriter Mechanical Training Manual, 1945, vol. 1, for Remington, Underwood carriageshift, Royal, L.

C. Smith, and Woodstock standard typewriters, by Clarence LeRoy Jones Perhaps the last great world manual typewriter champion was Cortez Wilson Peters, who reached speeds of 180 words a minute over periods of up to 12 minutes, or 15 key strokes a second. Peters was born in Maryland on December 23, 1906. " There are three different words per minute (wpm) records for the manual typewriter, the electric typewriter, and the personal computer keyboard. On a manual typewriter, the world record is 176 wpm, and on an electric typewriter it is 216.

Online Typewriter Support, by Will Davis, provides further advice on operating, maintaining, and repairing a manual typewriter. For more good ideas about restoration, check out The Typewriter Restoration Site.