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Bell and Howell

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Exhibit at Armley Mill Museum.

of Chicago, USA

of Basingstoke, Hants.

1907 The Bell & Howell Company was founded in Chicago, as a manufacturer of motion picture projectors.[1]

1936 Started making equipment for mailing.

Also see G. B. Bell and Howell

1974 Produced a microfilm installation of a camera and reader which meant the films needed to be sent away for processing. A processor was also available that could process three films at once.[2]

1974 A keyboard facility offering users of Anadex digital printers the flexibility of 9-digit manual data entry provides an extension to the range of digital printers from Bell and Howell.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Bell and Howell history
  2. The Engineer 1974/03/28
  3. The Engineer 1974/07/18