Designed by Morris Fuller Benton at ATF in 1931–35. Sol Hess at Lanston Monotype added various Extrabold and Condensed styles in 1934–37. Gerry Powell at ATF added a Bold Condensed in 1937.
Some styles were also cast by Kobundo (as Alexandria) and Simmelkiær (as Blackburn). Stymie Shaded was sold by Berthold (as Zierschrift Boston), Ludwig Wagner (as Excellenta) and ldzkowski (as Verona). [Reichardt]