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Letter writing

The Lost Art Of Letter Writing, Or, How You Texted Your Mom In 1863

Nov 19, 2013
(Missouri History Museum)

In the age of emails, texts and tweets, we take a look back to a time when the handwritten letter was the primary way people communicated across long distances.

In his book To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing, author Simon Garfield examines the role of letters throughout history – a role that now must adapt to current technology.