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Northlandia: Typewriter enthusiast keeps machines clicking, clacking

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Josh Nickila, of Duluth, is always looking for old manual typewriters. He put up fliers in coffee shops and churches around Duluth asking people to offload their machines. Nickila helped connect a poet with a Smith Corona Silent, which Tom Hanks fawns over in the documentary.
Published 2 months ago · Duluth, United States

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Northlandia: Typewriter enthusiast keeps machines clicking, clacking

DULUTH Josh Nickila didn’t give typewriters much thought. The machines were on their way out by the time he was born in 1985, and Nickila, of Duluth, said his earliest memories of typing were on a computer’s word processor. But his indifference to the typewriter changed in January when he watched “California Typewriter,” a 2016 documentary about a Berkeley, California, typewriter shop and other enthusiasts committed to using the machine …

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