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The Shraybmashin-brigade: In Search of Yiddish Typewriters

Yiddish Book Center Fellows Adah Hetko and Sophia Shoulson discuss their work with typewriters for the Yiddish Book Center's collection. As we put out the call for these special machines, they give us a peek into the world of Yiddish typewriters, explaining their past and present significance, the history of the keyboard layout, and how to distinguish between a Hebrew and a Yiddish typewriter.

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Episode 0208: "The Shraybmashin-brigade: In Search of Typewriters" by YiddishBookCenter