The cover, left, 1941 era.
is from a parts book for Model 20 Type Teletype Bar Page Printers.
Found this cover in the archives of Radio Station
WMAM 570 AM
Type Bar Page Printer machines spewed out the 7” wide yellow paper
with news stories from (UPI) United Press International, (AP) Associated Press and
others I don’t know about.
This was how radio and newspapers obtained their news stories.
In the newspaper world a 6 level paper tape punch
would be installed. As the news was printed on the
paper in the machine a punched 6 level paper
tape was being created for use on a Teletype
Setting Operating Unit.
The punched tape was sent to the newspaper composing room to create lead slugs (lines) of type with a
Teletypesetter Unit on a line casting machine. (Linotype or Intertype)
These type slugs were imposed into columns of type and printed onto paper.
After folding and cutting, the newspaper was ready for delivery (paper delivery people) to homes or
Sometime around 1958 the TELETYPESETTER
Corp. 2752 North Clybourn Avenue, Chicago 14, Illinois
was acquired by the Fairchild Camera & Instrument Corp.
Plainview, Long Island NY
This four page (left) flyer
was included in the sale. Instead of reprinting the
flyers, Fairchild chose to blacken out the word
CORPORATION and continue distributing this information.