It employed thousands of people.
Never mind that the times and technology passed it by.
That there are far better alternatives.
Sure a few nostalgia of old times held on to their typewriters as a badge.
They were slow to change.
A few decades later children don't even know what typewriters were.
Solar will get better.
Panels will get more efficient and durable.
Good thing I didn't Buy typewriter stocks.
I imagine some were foolish enough to complain about typewriter jobs being lost.