Announcing the First Annual Typewriter Jam

Typewriter_Jam_sqPart historical exhibit, part typewriter clinic, part art show–the inaugural Portland Typewriter Jam has everything a typewriter aficionado could wish for! Over 50 unique and exotic typewriters on display, and dozens of different typewriters to use. A typewriter clinic for cleaning and maintenance tips, ribbons and supplies–PLUS–you can and pull your own typewriter-themed art print–FREE!

The IPRC is proud to host Uppercase Magazine Publisher and author Janine Vangool selling her new book “The Typewriter: A Graphic History of the Beloved Machine”.

IPRC Event details

Typewriter Jam
Saturday October 10th, 2015
1001 SE Division Street

• “The Museum” An exhibit of 50 rare typewriters,  (only for looking).

• “Dr. Typewriter ” Matt from ACE Typewriter will be doing demonstrations, taking a typewriter apart, repairing it, cleaning it, etc.  He will also do some clinic/ walk-in diagnostics, and have ribbons, supplies (and maybe a few typewriter?) on hand/for sale.

• Try your hands at typing on dozens of different styles of typewriters.

• Think you’re fast? Enter the speed-typing trials and test your WPM.

• An exhibit of historical typewriter ephemera; vintage manuals, typing instruction books and poster, typewriter ribbon tins, advertising, and other miscellany.

• Hands on fancy print pulls of typewriter themed poster.

• Special Typewriter Jam swag

• Beer by Fort George Brewery

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If that’s not enough—Janine Vangool will be giving a public lecture at PSU!

Join the editor of Uppercase Magazine for a journey through the 150+ year history of the the typewriter through the graphic design and advertising that tells its story over the decades.

Janine Vangool: Typewriter, a History
Sunday, Oct 11 at 7pm
Shattuck Hall

Eventbrite tickets


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