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Shorthand machines are on display at the Gallery

Shorthand machines are on display at the Gallery of Shorthand, a new museum at the federal court in Central Islip founded by veteran court reporter Dominick Tursi. The museum, which includes 30 of Tursi's own stenographic machines, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the federal courthouse. (Feb. 14, 2011) Photo Credit: James Carbone

Dominick Tursi of Northport, a veteran federal and county court reporter, is sharing his fondness for court reporting and stenography with the public in a mini-museum he developed at the federal courthouse in Central Islip.

Shorthand machines are on display at the Gallery
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Shorthand machines are on display at the Gallery of Shorthand, a new museum at the federal court in Central Islip founded by veteran court reporter Dominick Tursi. The museum, which includes 30 of Tursi's own stenographic machines, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the federal courthouse. (Feb. 14, 2011)

Dom Tursi, founded of the Gallery of Shorthand
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Dom Tursi, founded of the Gallery of Shorthand at federal court in Central Islip, inspects the first-ever shorthand machine. (Feb. 14, 2011)

Dom Tursi, founder of museum at federal court
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Dom Tursi, founder of museum at federal court in Central Islip, gives a tour to Lang Dampha, of Ridge. (Feb. 14, 2011)

Dom Tursi, founder of the Gallery of Shorthand
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Dom Tursi, founder of the Gallery of Shorthand at the federal court in Central Islip, explains the workings of one of the shorthand machines on display. (Feb. 14, 2011)

A display at the the new Gallery of
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A display at the the new Gallery of Shorthand museum at federal court in Central Islip, which was founded by Dom Tursi, who once won a national speed championship by averaging 300 words per minute. (Feb. 14, 2011)

A tripod for a shorthand machine is one
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A tripod for a shorthand machine is one of the displays at the new court reporting museum at federal court in Central Islip, founded by Dom Tursi. (Feb. 14, 2011)

Veteran court reporter Dom Tursi has put 30
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Veteran court reporter Dom Tursi has put 30 of his own shorthand machines on display at the new museum he founded at federal court in Central Islip. (Feb. 14, 2011)

Dominick Tursi, founder of the Gallery of Shorthand,
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Dominick Tursi, founder of the Gallery of Shorthand, at the federal court in Central Islip shows the first-ever shorthand machine. (Feb. 14, 2011)

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