The Composing Room

A black and white photograph of a large work room with several rows long tables, each with various items like papers scattered across them, on each side of the room. In the very back of the photo are lines of linotype machines. There are people scattered about the workspace.

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Title

The Composing Room

Subject

In the background, large linotype machines use hot metal to create text blocks. In the foreground, at large tables printers would make-up pages. Pictured here, the night shift at 4am.

Description

The Composing Room was the workspace for most Deaf printers at The Washington Post.

Creator

Dick Moore

Source

Dick Moore Collection

Date

1979

Rights

This Item has been made available for educational and research purposes by the Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center at Gallaudet University. This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You may need to obtain permission for your intended use if your use is otherwise not permitted by the copyright and applicable related rights legislation. For specific information about the copyright and reproduction rights for this Item, please contact the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center: https://www.gallaudet.edu/drs-john-s-and-betty-j-schuchman-deaf-documentary-center

Format

Still Image

Type

Photograph

Citation

Dick Moore, “The Composing Room,” DeafPrinters, accessed May 19, 2024, https://deafprinters.com/items/show/73.

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