History Bites: The Blickensderfer Typewriter

photo of antique electric typewriter
November 9, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Albany Regional Museum
136 SE Lyon St
Albany, OR 97321
History Bites: The Blickensderfer Typewriter @ Albany Regional Museum | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join the Albany Regional Museum for the last History Bites of 2022. Are resident, Rob Blickensderfer will share his typewriter collection and family history of developing innovative typewriters. Rob’s family entered the typewriter business in the 1800s and introduced a number of typewriter innovations including creating the first fully electric typewriter. Rob Blickensderfer is a retired metallurgist from the US Bureau of Mines – Albany Research Lab. There is no charge for this event and donations are encouraged. Light refreshments will be available.

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