Software with Documentation, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing!


The widespread use of computer keyboards encouraged the development of software for teaching touch typing. In 1987, Software Toolworks introduced this program on two 3 1/2" diskettes with manual and advertising. The cover shows a Haitian-born model, posing as Mavis Beacon. The software was received with an Apple IIGS microcomputer - see 1998.0199.01.

Date Made: 1987

Maker: Software Toolworks

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers


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Credit Line: Richard M. and Susan S. Taffet

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1998.3062.11Nonaccession Number: 1998.3062Catalog Number: 1998.3062.11

Object Name: Software

Measurements: overall: 24.2 cm x 21 cm x 4 cm; 9 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in x 1 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_552856

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