Christopher Sholes Typewriter

typewriter...Yesturdays computer!!

christopher sholes

invented the typewriter





what it is

an electronic,or manual machine with keys for producing print like characters one at a time on paper inserted around a roller

how it works

a sheet of paper is rolled into the typewriter. the typist hits a key, which makes the lever raise, pushing the bar of type against the ink ribbon and on the paper. the pressure of the bar of type pressing through the ink ribbon or carbon tape leaves an imprint on the paper.

impact on america

we still use the updated version of the typewriter today!!