The Press: Hand Work

Hand Work

In the office of The Fairbanks News Miner (Alaska) is a bit of type, handset there last Summer. The editor of the News-Miner is going to bring it to this country and give it to William Allen White, editor of The Emporia Gazette. Mr. White will present the type to the Associated Press at the annual meeting of that body in April. Why all this fuss about a bit of type? It was the last type ever set by Warren Gamaliel Harding.

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