Newspaper artifact: July 21, 1969

Buzzald

I saw this ad from Bauman Rare Books (http//www.baumanrarebooks.com/) in the NYT Book Review Sunday paper….. Another UPI Teletype scroll.

Teletype were basically a remote typewriter… Wire stories were transmitter to each newspaper and each newspaper might have multiple Teletypes for each news service.

Here’s a close up of what a wire machine (which is what most newsies called them). Photo from Wikimedia

 

 

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