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The Story of Penmanship Styles in the Library


Can you believe it was in 1885 when a librarians got together to decide on which penmanship style would be used for card catalogs?

That’s right. The first card catalogs were hand written.

For the entire story on these librarians created a handwriting style that would be used throughout the country,
visit  Atlas Obscura

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