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"Yours for improvement" - The adding machines of Chicago, 1884-1930

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P. A. Kidwell ; Nat. Museum of American History, Smithsonian Inst., Washington, DC, USA

Between 1884 and 1930, the City of Chicago emerged as a center of manufacture for a new kind of machine, designed especially to assist in ordinary addition. Chicago inventions and products would shape the adding machine industry into the second half of the 20th century.

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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 3 )