Posts Tagged ‘Oswald Bruce Cooper’

April 13

“It is an easy thing to talk about the book—but difficult to find words that will give a true picture of the man. His was a character at once so simple that anyone could come to him, yet of such a nature that he evoked a feeling almost of reverence.” This, the opening paragraph in [...]

April 5

Upon this day in the happy extrovertish year of 1926 Oswald Bruce Cooper, a Chicago typographer and type designer, wrote a letter in which he predicted that Chicago would become the typefounding center of the country. “In case we fail,” he said, “we may be able to touch off a right smart red fire, anyway.” [...]