Composing-room memories

Cover of: Composing-room memories | San Francisco (Calif.). Roosevelt Junior High School. Red Tower Press.

Published by The Red tower press, Roosevelt junior high school in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Statementletters from eminent Americans concerning the advantages & satisfactions gained from an acquaintance with type.
LC ClassificationsZ244.3 .S18
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 141, [1] p.
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6396104M
LC Control Number39033405

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composing-room memories, letters from eminent americans concerning the advantages & satisfactions gained from an acquaintance with type. San Francisco: The Red Tower Press, Roosevelt Junior High School, 8vo. cloth, paper spine label, dust jacket.

The printing works covered two large floors 60 feet by 30 feet to the rear of the building: the printing press room was on the ground floor and the composing room with eight linotype hot-metal type casting machines was on the first floor.

Office and editorial staff were located in offices at the front of the building. Memories of the NCH printing school By Alan Bunting, based on information from former apprentice Alan Hamblin. with the production of most of the NCH’s books, publications and other printed matter. An annexe off the composing room housed the monotype caster – a ‘mini foundry’ of the kind which characterised all printing works in.

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Jim Rimmer’s background includes years with hot metal type in the composing room, and in the operation of the Linotype and the Monotype. He continued designing and cutting faces in metal in concert with those that he designed for digital format on his Macintosh. The composing room was hot, dusty and noisy.

A row of linotypes with their pots of molten lead stood in line. The linotypers would get the stories, convert them into reverse printing on metal, whereupon they would be assembled in page-size frames on metal "turtles", fed into a device that would convert them into a hard cardboard matrix which would be fitted to the big rollers on the press.

Don was born on Novemand passed away on He was a resident of Munson Township, formerly of Euclid. Don graduated from Euclid High School inand served in Vietnam as part of the United States Air Force. He worked for the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper as a printer and composing room supervisor.

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Posted on January 6, writing headlines marking up the printout so the composing room could set it in type in proper upper and lower case. and one went on to become a successful author of a book about women executives’ “glass ceiling.”.

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Pages scanned from a type specimen book for the Chicago Sun Times and Daily News ca. They plan copy with care is the mantra throughout.

To design in those days was to be constantly counting, adding, dividing and redrawing to fit the available space. Though lead would soon be replaced by photo typesetting processes, the drudgery of counting characters and calculating what Views: K.

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