We begin our show exploring two different celebrations for Make Music Day throughout Wisconsin. Later, the organizers of a new festival devoted to the typewriter tell us about their goals for their festival ahead of its inaugural launch this weekend.
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Festival celebrates Milwaukee's role in creation of typewriter, QWERTY keyboard
More than 150 years ago, the first practical typewriter was invented in Milwaukee by Christopher Latham Sholes. The QWERTY keyboard that Sholes invented is still used today on computers and phones. We talk with the founders of QWERTYFEST MKE which aims to celebrate this piece of Wisconsin history.
- Shereen Siewert Host
- Avery Lea Rogers Producer
- Joe Tarr Producer
- Mackenzie Krumme Producer
- Trina La Susa Technical Director
- Molly Snyder Guest
- Tea Krulos Guest
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