FR at his special typewriter
FR had a special typewriter to assist him in his work.
In order to type, FR had to move a lever over a disk containing all the characters.
With the lever he would point to the desired character and would press a key
to make the imprint. As his condition deteriorated, he was no longer able to
operate the typewriter by himself and had to have someone make the imprint for
him. Because his head would roll back and forth, a brace was added to hold it
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