Category Archives: Allegory

Science Versus Mother Goose

DescriptionEnglish: Science (represented by symbols of mathematics and Darwinian evolution) in battle with Mother Goose
Date1876
SourceHarper’s New Monthly Magazine (https://archive.org/details/harpersnew054various/page/18/mode/2up)
Author“Porte-Crayon” (David Hunter Strother)

Sholes’ Typewriter Emancipates Women

DescriptionEnglish: Christopher Sholes emancipates women by means of the typewriter
Date1923
SourceStory of the Typewriter (https://archive.org/details/storyoftypewrite00unse/page/n5/mode/2up)
AuthorUnknown (signature illegible)

Original caption:

“I feel that I have done something for the women who have always had to work so hard. This will enable them more easily to earn a living.” —Statement of Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the typewriter.