Technology Timeline

Timeline created by Julie Cranmer
  • First typewriter

    First typewriter
    I remember watching my grandmother write short stories and poetry on a typewriter.
  • Pay Phone

    Pay Phone
    Growing up, we lived on Main St. in a small town. There was a pay phone right outside our home. My friends and I would ease drop on people using the phone.
  • Rotary Phone

    Rotary Phone
    I remember stretching the cord from inside to outside. My dad would yell, "Quit stretching the phone cord!"
  • Adding machine

    Adding machine
    I remember my dad doing his finances on a LOUD adding machine.
  • Casette Tape

    Casette Tape
    My own first casette tape was Bon Jovi!!!
  • Electric typewriter

    Electric typewriter
    For my birthday my parents bought me a pink electric typewriter. It had backspace!!
  • Cordless Phone

    Cordless Phone
    When I was about 15 years old, we got our first cordless phone.
  • Boombox

    Boombox
    Boomboxes were cool ways of playing our casette tapes!
  • Modum

    Modum
    To access the internet in the 1990's we needed a modum.
  • Slide Cell Phone

    Slide Cell Phone
    My first cell phone was a slide phone.