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Typewriter Display Now Open!

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 Come visit the Westbank museum to see our new temporary exhibit! All Types: Word Processing in the Last Century It tracks the development of one of the most significant inventions for the recording of information: the typewriter. From pre-war Underwoods, among the most iconic and important designs of the century, to advanced electronic models that blurred […]

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Underwood No. 5-M

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 This Underwood typewriter represents an interesting piece of the history of how information is recorded. The No. 5 remains an iconic model of typewriter, and this classic shape is often still what people think of when they think of typewriters. Underwood had produced ink ribbons and carbon paper for Remington typewriters, but when Remington moved […]

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1910 Singer Sewing Machine – Model 28

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  This sewing machine is a beautiful addition to our museum. It was donated in 1991 and it has elegantly decorated our museum ever since. The carvings on the wood are so exquisite, the pattern on the machine so original and unmistakable.         The long extension out to the side allows for […]

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Kodak Moments

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There is excitement stirring in the museum. The new temporary display is up for your viewing pleasure and it is quite fascinating indeed.It features cameras from all the different eras, from classic black and white with a simple flash, to Polaroids, to old fashioned disposables. Not only  are there picture cameras, but video cameras and […]

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1950’s Washing Machine

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This was a popular type of washing machine in the 1950-60’s. It was electrically powered with a beater head inside, similar to that of some modern washing machines. It also had a wringer attachment on top to remove most of the water before being hung on a clothesline outside to dry. There have been many […]

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