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Coverage for grant ZR-256766-18

ZR-256766-18
Peoples, Places, and the History of the Written Word in Brattleboro, Vermont
Lissa Weinmann, Marlboro College

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=ZR-256766-18

Downtown groups to construct mobile mimi museum (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 7/30/2017
Abstract: The project "People, places and and the history of words in Brattleboro, VT" builds a mobile mini museum for displaying exhibits and products.
Link: http://www.reformer.com/stories/words-project-debuts-unique-mobile-museum-with-lucy-speaks,521695

Vermont gets three NEH matching grants (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermontbiz
Date: 8/2/2017
Abstract: Announcement by Senator Patrick Leahy about three NEH awards to Vermont.
Link: http://www.vermontbiz.com/news/2017/august/02/vermont-gets-three-neh-matching-grants-270000

Consortium wins NEH grant for local literary history (Media Coverage)
Publication: Marlboro College website
Date: 8/25/2017
Abstract: An annoucement of the NEH Award; Marlboro College is the lead consortium member of the "People, places and the history of words in Brattleboro, VT.
Link: http://www.marlboro.edu/news/story/5104/Consortium%20Wins%20NEH%20Grant%20for%20Local%20Literary%20History

M.I.L.E.S to go (Media Coverage)
Publication: WKTV (1490) radio podcast
Date: 8/3/2017
Abstract: Local radio (WKTV 1490) morning host, Chris Lenois, interviews project participants Lissa Weinmann, Sandy Rouse and Joe Rivers about the Mobile Interactive Literary Exhibition Space. This is a mini mobile exhibition van for the project, "Peoples, places and the history of Words in Brattleboro, VT.
Link: http://wkvtradio.com/gmm/m-i-l-e-s-to-go/

Brattleboro people's places and words... (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 8/4/2017
Abstract: Story about the consortium of Brattleboro non-profits that received a three-year NEH community award.
Link: http://www.reformer.com/stories/brattleboro-peoples-places-and-words-local-consortium-wins-humanities-grant,515910

MILES: A mobile Space for Exploring the Literary Legacies of Brattleboro (Media Coverage)
Publication: IOBY
Date: 9/15/2017
Abstract: Story about the "Peoples, places and history of words..." pop-up street level mini museum.
Link: http://://www.ioby.org/project/miles-mobile-space-exploring-literary-legacies-brattleboro

Students as Storytellers: local history with student producers (Media Coverage)
Publication: Words Project Roundtable Event
Date: 1/15/2020
Abstract: Brattleboro Middle and High School students share their experiences in learning about local history through communit- based research and audio story telling. Joe Rivers, Brattleboro Words Project Board member, is the teacher working with the students.
Link: http://brattleborowords.org/2019/12/january-2020-roundtable-students-storytellers/

Interview with Julia Ferrari, Words Project artist (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Community TV
Date: 3/30/2020
Abstract: An tv interview with Words Project artist, Julia Ferrari. The artist talks about the history of the letterpress and the Words Project, including the book.
Link: http://https://www.brattleborotv.org/here-we-are/guest-julia-ferrari

How stories inform our sense of place (Media Coverage)
Publication: www.brattleborowords.org
Date: 5/5/2020
Abstract: The May Words Project Roundtable, via Zoom, will feature Prof. William Edelglass sharing philosophic perspectives that helped shape the Words Project as a place-making practice. Edelglass is Professor Philosophy and Principal Scholar for the Words Project.
Link: http://brattleborowords.org/2020/05

Princes and Free Men (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brave Little State
Date: 12/19/2019
Abstract: The Befpore Your Time is a series of podcasts produced by the Vermont Historical Society (VHS) and the Vermont Humanities Council (VHC), that are about past history in Vermont. This podcast is about the Princes, an African American family in Brattleboro, whose lives and work in the late 19th century was influencial in Vermont.
Link: https://www.beforeyourtime.org/princes-and-free-men/

Telling Forgotten Stories in Daily Keene Sentinel (Media Coverage)
Publication: Keene Sentinel
Date: 1/14/2020
Abstract: Brattleboro middle and high school students discuss their research done as part of the Brattleboro Words Project. The Roundtable event will be held on January 15 at 118 Elliot Street.
Link: https://www.sentinelsource.com/elf/spotlight/telling-the-forgotten-stories/article_40bbd804-3259-11ea-9e8b-6bb8920ebd41.html

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR BOOK PROJECT RAFFLE (Media Coverage)
Publication: BRATTLEBORO REFORMER
Date: 1/16/2020
Abstract: Three prizes awarded through the Words Book Project. Proceeds from the raffle will go towards the publication of a book about Brattleboro's printing and publishing history.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/winners-announced-for-book-project-raffle,594775?

Words Book Project plans book sale (Media Coverage)
Publication: Commons
Date: 1/22/2020
Abstract: Story about the Jan, 25 book sale to generated revenuefor the Words Book Project. Sale is from 11 to 2PM at 118 Elliot St. in Brattleboro.
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=31720

Lucy Terry Prince and her enduring legacy (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Shanta Lee Gander
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 2/29/2020
Abstract: The story of African American poet and orator, Lucy Prince, who lived in Brattleboro in the late 18th century. The artlice profiles the life and work of Prince that had an important impact on local and state politics and culture.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/shanta-lee-gander-lucy-terry-prince-and-her-enduring-legacy,598565

Brattleboro Students Want to Honor Black Soldiers Lef off Civil War Monument (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Howard Weiss Tisman
Publication: Vermont Digger
Date: 1/19/2020
Abstract: Brattleboro Middle School students conduct research about Black soliders from Brattleboro who served in the Civil War. Students work with their teacher, Joe Rivers who is a member of the Brattleboro Words Project.
Link: ???????https://digg.com/2020/trump-impression-coronavirus

Events celebrate 'Something About Mary' (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 10/12/2019
Abstract: The Governor of Vermont delcares Oct. 17 to be Mary E. Wilkins Freman Day. The week will see other events featuring Freeman will be featured as part of the Brattleboro Words Project and the Brattleboro Literary Festival.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/a-weekend-of-events-celebrate-something-about-mary,587159

There's a bigger story here. (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermont Public Radio
Date: 10/14/2019
Abstract: Story featuring recently rediscovered petroglyphs in West River of Brattleboro. The photo os from the Brattleboro Words Project when archeologist, Annette Spauilding, presented about the petroglyphs this past August. Other Words project members are in the photo.
Link: https://www.vpr.org/post/theres-bigger-story-recently-rediscovered-petroglyphs-bring-indigenous-narrative-surface#stream/0

Toward a deeper meaning (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermont Arts & Living
Date: 10/4/2019
Abstract: Article is about the Brattleboro Words Project connecting people, places and history in and around Brattleboro, through community-driven research, education and audio storytelling.
Link: http://vermontartsliving.com/?p=69372

Words' Saturday Workshops December through January (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Words website
Date: 12/1/2019
Abstract: Invitation to Words Trail producers to get help with scripts, rough cuts, approach and other issues related to writing and producing audio segments for the Words Project Trail. Workshops are: Dec 7, 14, & 21; Jan 4, 11 and 18.
Link: http://brattleborowords.org/2019/12/saturday-words-workshops/

Roundtable Discussion Clarina Howard Nichols (Media Coverage)
Publication: vermongdigger.com
Date: 12/12/2019
Abstract: Words Roundtable announcement about Clarina Howard Nichols
Link: https://vtdigger.org/event/the-roundtable-discussion-series-meddling-mrs-nichols-early-brattleboro-editor-abolitionist-and-feminist-clarina-howard-nichols/

Meddling Mrs. Nichols (Media Coverage)
Publication: iBrattleboro
Date: 12/25/2019
Abstract: Words Roundtable discussion about Clarina Howard Nichols on Dec 12 at 6PM in Brooks Memorial Library. Speakers are Rolf Parker, Nancy Olson and Dan DeWalt.
Link: https://www.ibrattleboro.com/events/the-roundtable-discussion-series-meddling-mrs-nichols-early-brattleboro-editor-abolitionist-and-feminist-clarina-howard-nichols/

'Words on the Water' features stories of the Abenaki (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Commons
Date: 8/7/2019
Abstract: The monthly Words Roundtable will be held on August 16 at the confluence of the West and Connecticut Rivers to explore the presene and celebrate conservation efforts. Scholars and others will present, "Words on the Water: Stories of Wantastegok, the West River and Abenaki Presence."
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=30815

BRATTLEBORO WORDS PROJECT (Media Coverage)
Publication: BRATTLEBORO REFORMER
Date: 8/29/2019
Abstract: The September Words Roundtable event will feature a talk and film about 19th century Brattleboro author, Mary Wilkins Freeman. Freeman was the author of of 22 short stores and 14 novels that focused on New England village life. The event will be on Sept. 19 at 7pm in the Brooks Library.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/screening-and-talk-on-acclaimed-19th-century-local-author-mary-e-wilkins-freeman,583398

Brattleboro Words Project to host Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Screening (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermont Digger
Date: 9/11/2019
Abstract: The September Words Project Roundtable will include a screening of the 1988 film, "The Revolt of Monther," a story written by Mary Wilkins Freeman.
Link: https://vtdigger.org/2019/09/11/the-brattleboro-words-project-to-host-mary-e-wilkins-freeman/

Local artist Cynthia Parker-Houghton chosen to design Brattleboro Words Trail map (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermont Digger
Date: 10/4/2019
Abstract: Cynthia Parker-Houghton will design the Words' Trail Map, a self-guided audio tour of the Brattleboro area's rich literary, publishing and printing history. Parker-Houghton is a local freelance designer, artist, muralist, guilter, costumer and puppeteer.
Link: https://vtdigger.org/2019/10/04/local-artist-cynthia-parker-houghton-chose-to-design-brattleboro-words-trail-maps/

Historic Marker unveiled for Mary Wilkins Freeman and Glenwood Academy (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Words Project et. al.
Date: 7/17/2019
Abstract: A Vermont Historic marker will be installed in West Brattleboro recognizing two local historic sites. The home of 19th century acclaimed author, Mary Wilkins Freeman will be noted, as wellas four historic schools that stood near the site.
Link: http://brattleborowords.org/2019/09/historical-marker-unveiling-for-mary-wilkins-freeman-glenwood-academy/

Honoring s literary pioneer (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Commons
Date: 10/10/2019
Abstract: On October 17th, the Brattleboro Words Project and Brattleboro Literary Festival will unveil a state HIstoric Marker honoring author Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. The ceremoney will kick off the 2019 Brattleboro Literary Festival. Mary W. Freeman will be celebrated at this year's festival.
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=31156

Brattleboro students shine light on town's past (Media Coverage)
Publication: WCAX TV
Date: 3/1/2019
Abstract: Students at Brattleboro High School, in conjunction with the Brattleboro HIstorical Society, are creating exhibits and writing about the town history. This initiative is spearheaded by Words Project Board member and Historical Society President, Joe Rivers.
Link: https://www.wcax.com/content/news/Brattleboro-student-historians-shine-light-on-towns-past-506566471.html

Words Project Roundtable: Storytelling and family history (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 5/23/2019
Abstract: The Words May Roundtable will feature Vermont jFolklife Center's Andy Kolovos, who will tak about place-based audio storytelling. The presentatioj will include oral history recoredings of Daisy Turner and her family history in Grafton, Vermont. The event is free and open to the public.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/daisy-turner-community-storytelling-with-the-vermont-folklife-center,572738

WORDS PROJECT ROUNDTABLE POSTERS (Media Coverage)
Date: 5/23/2019
Abstract: Link to all Words Project posters for monthly Roundtable discussions.
Link: http://brattleborowords.org/roundtable-discussions/

Down town group to create mobile museum (Media Coverage)
Publication: Berkshire Eagle
Date: 7/30/2019
Abstract: Story about a grant won by the Downtown Brattleboro Alliance and the Brattleboron Literary Festival from the National Main Street/Edward Jones "Placemaking on Main Crowdfunding Challenge." The grant will fund a mini mobile museum for the Brattleboro Words Project.
Link: https://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/downtown-groups-to-create-mobile-mini-museum,515298

Former slave who sought Vermont Governor's help focus of script (Media Coverage)
Publication: Valley News
Date: 8/8/2019
Abstract: Renowned filmmaker, Nora Jacobson, and veteran scriptwriter, Richard Wesley, will co-direct a staged reading of the script for proposed movie, "Lucy Prince Walks to Norwich." Lucy Price has been a featured historical person in the Brattleboro Words Project.
Link: https://www.vnews.com/Staged-reading-at-Briggs-for-screenplay-on-black-Vermont-heroine-27446078

Roundtable to explore the confluence of two rivers (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Brattleboro Historical Society
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 8/10/2019
Abstract: On August 16 there will be a special presentation by the Words' Roundtable about the confluence of West and Connecticut Rivers. Presenters include Annette Spaulding, local diver, Dr. Jessica Dolan, Indigenous Studies scholar and Rich Holschuh, member of the Vermont jCommission on Native American Affairs.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/roundtable-to-explore-confluence-of-two-rivers,581852?

Stephanie Greene talks about January Roundtable Event (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Stephanie Greene
Publication: Vermont Public Radio
Date: 1/9/2019
Abstract: Brattleboro Words Project member, Stephanie Greene, highlights Jan Kramer's upcoming Roundtable Discussion place-based research with her 6th grade students.
Link: http://digital.vpr.net/post/greene-lovecraft-guilford#stream/1

WORDS TRAIL ADDS AUDIO DIMENSION TO SKI JUMP (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 2/16/2019
Abstract: At this weekend's annual Harris Hill Ski Jump, the Words' Project tent will feature an audio memoir, On the Hill, by jumper Christoperh Lamb.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/ref-l-words-0212_web,565036

Local photographer's short film honors Brattleboro nurse's service in WWI (Media Coverage)
Publication: Keene Sentinel
Date: 2/25/2019
Abstract: The February Words Roundtable will feature a film about Brattleboro resident, Marion McCune Rice, and her service as a nurse during World War I.
Link: https://www.sentinelsource.com/hub/news/community_news/local-photographer-s-short-film-honors-brattleboro-nurse-s-service/article_b13facb1-fd81-517f-8bc8-606d6bbd5e0e.html

Taking the leap: Ski jumping in Vermont and New Hampshire (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermont Edition
Date: 2/25/2019
Abstract: A Vermont public radio show whose focus is on Vermont issues. This broadcast featured a 30 minute profile of ski jumping in Vermont and included a short segment of the Words produced audio memoir, On the Hill, by Brattleboro ski jumper Christopher Lamb.
Link: https://www.vpr.org/post/taking-leap-ski-jumping-vermont#stream/0

Award-winning short film honors local nurse's service in WWI. (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Commons
Date: 2/27/2019
Abstract: The March Words' Roundtable will feature a film by Steven Hooper about WWI nurse, Marion McCune Rice. This event is free and open to the public. Screeing is on Thursday, March 14 at 6PM in 118 Elliot Street.
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=29930

Film honors local WWI nurse (Media Coverage)
Date: 3/7/2019
Abstract: The Brattleboro Words monthly Roundtable presents Steve Hoooper's film, "An American Nurse at War." The film and discussion will be held on March 14 at 6PM in 118 Elliot Street. The event is free to the public and refreshments will be on hand.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/film-honors-local-wwi-nurse,566893

Tim Weed Radio interview (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Olga Peters
Publication: WKVT FM Radio
Date: 12/13/2018
Abstract: A radio interview with author, Tim Weed about the legand of a nortorious Scottish highwayman, Thunderbolt, and his connection to Brattleboro, VT.
Link: https://soundcloud.com/wkvtradio/check-this-out-the-round-schoolhouse-and-the-legend-of-thunderbolthttp://

(Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 12/12/2018
Abstract: Local author Tim Weed will discuss the legend of Thunderbolt and the unique Round Schoolhouse in Brookline at the Brattleboro Words Project's monthly Roundtable Discussion on Thursday, Dec. 13, 6 to 7 p.m. at 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot St. The event is free and refreshments will be served. Monthly Roundtables are a chance for the public and Project researchers to gather, swap stories and progress creating audio for the Brattleboro Words Trail.
Link: http://https://www.reformer.com/stories/words-projectthunderbolt,558836

Intrigue at 118 Elliot: Author Tim Weed to discuss Round School House (Media Coverage)
Publication: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=29523
Date: 12/12/2018
Abstract: Local author Tim Weed will discuss the legend of “Thunderbolt” and the unique Round Schoolhouse in Brookline at the Brattleboro Words Project’s monthly roundtable discussion on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 118 Elliot, across from the firehouse in downtown Brattleboro.
Link: http://www.reformer.com

Unlocking the Secrets of Our Storied Past (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Ben Riseman
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 12/19/2018
Abstract: A profile of Year One of the History of People, Places and Words in Brattleboro Project. Focus is on project progress including: working with schools and producing podcasts; writing a book about the history of publishing and printing in Brattleboro and other community initiatives.
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=29550

Teacher Jen Kramer to discuss recent research on H. P. Lovecraft, ... (Media Coverage)
Publication: Commons
Date: 1/2/2019
Abstract: Teacher Jen Kramer shares her place-based research work with students around science fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft's stories.
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=29585

Into the maddening mind of a horror icon (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 1/3/2019
Abstract: Master teacher Jennifer Kramer shares her place-based research with students around science fiction writer, H. P. Lovecraft's stories.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/learning-through-place-teacher-jen-kramer-discusses-recent-work-on,559442?

Brattleboro's Kipling Years (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 7/5/2018
Abstract: The July Words Roundtable discussion featured a panel discussion about the years that Rudyard Kiplng lived in Brattleboro, VT. It was between 1892 and 1896 while in Brattleboro that he wrote Just So Stories and other important works. Panelists included scholars Charles Fish and Thomas Ragle.

Exceptional early Brattleboro Literary couple featured in play (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 10/4/2018
Abstract: A play, "True as Steel" is about the 18th century Brattleboro couple, Royall Tyler and his wife Mary Palmer Tyler. Royall Tyler was a Vermont jurist and playwrite; Mary the author of book on child rearing. The play will be performed on Oct. 11 at 7:30PM in 118 Elliot Street. This is an NEH Words project initiative.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/exceptional-early-brattleboro-literary-couple-featured-in-play,552134

Literary power couple Royall and Mary Tyler (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Commons
Date: 10/10/2018
Abstract: A staged reading of of the play, True as Steel," which is about 18th century Brattleboro couple, Royall and Mary Tyler. Royall was a Vermont jurist and playwrite; Mary was a published author. The performance will be on Oct. 11 at 7:30PM in 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro.
Link: http://http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=29118

A county rich in historical resrouces: Brattleboro Words Project Roundtable (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Ceicly Easton
Date: 10/18/2018
Abstract: The October Words Project Roundtable will feature presentations by Windham County historical societies, public and college libraries that hold local history collections. The first hour will be for local teachers to talk with presenters and second hour for the public.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/a-county-rich-in-historical-resources,553418

ROUNDTABLE SPOTLIGHTS WINDHAM COUNTY'S HISTORICAL, ARCHIVAL TREASTURES (Media Coverage)
Date: 10/18/2018
Abstract: The Oct. 18 Words Project Roundtable will gather representatives who work with the unique, rare and imporant historical treasures in Windham County. This is a public event for the community and for teachers.
Link: http://http://www.commonsnews.org/site/sitenext/story.php?articleno=29127&page=1

Donations lead to "Brattleboro Words Trail" (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 11/19/2018
Abstract: State of the art digital recording sets dontated to local schools and library for use by the NEH Brattleboro Words Trail Project.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/donations-lead-to-brattleboro-words-trail,556725

Brattleboro's Printing and Publishing Heyday 1900-1970 (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Commons
Date: 5/2/2018
Abstract: The Brattleboro Words Project opening of it second of three exhibits about the history of printing and publishing in Brattleboro.
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site05/story.php?articleno=28202&page=1

Brattleboro's Printing and Publishing Heyday 1900-1970 (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Commons
Date: 5/2/2018
Abstract: An exhibit of rare images, books and ephemera, highlighting some of Brattleboro's major printers and publishers of the era. Also announces the showing of film, "Linotype: In Search of the Eight Wonder of the World" on May 10. This film is the fourth of the monthly NEH Words Roundtable series.
Link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site05/story.php?articleno=28202&page=1

Words Project Roundtable looks at impact of Estey Organ Co. (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Commons
Date: 5/30/2018
Abstract: A presentation by Dennis Waring of the Estey Organ Museum about the importance of the Estey Company on consumer culture in the US and internationally. Event will be on June 14 at 6PM at the Museum.
Link: http://http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site05/story.php?articleno=28320&page=1

Discussion at Estey Organ Museum (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 6/8/2018
Abstract: Brattleboro Words projet monthly Roundtable project will examine the history of the Estey Organ Company and how it helped shape American consumer culture and promote Brattoeboro internationally.
Link: http://www.reformer.com

Brattleboro's Literary History and the "Words Project" (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Mary Ide
Publication: Friends of Brooks Memorial Library Summer Newsletter
Date: 6/21/2018
Abstract: A profile of the current NEH Brattleboro Words Project, and its origins in a 2016 collaboration between the Brattleboro Historical Soceity and Friends of Brooks Library.
Link: http://https://friendsofbrookslibraryvt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Summer-newsletter.pdf

Words Roundtable Project: Royall Tyler (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 9/15/2018
Abstract: The September Words Roundtable open discussion focused on the 18th century Brattleboro resident Royall Tyler. Tyler was a playwright, journalist, Supreme Court Justice and public figure. Panelist included Royall Tyler scholar and editor, Marius B. Peladeau, and playwrights Christina Gibbons and Don McLean.
Link: https://www.reformer.com/stories/spotlight-on-brattleboros-royall-tyler,550154

Shanta Lee Gander and Stephanie Greene interview (Media Coverage)
Publication: YouTube
Date: 10/11/2017
Abstract: A radio interview by WTSA host, Olga Peters, with Shanta Lee Gander about the Lucy Terry pop-up presentation, and Stephanie Greene about the Brooks Library Letterpress exhibit.
Link: http://https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6cUITDsQFCggooTyjkXcQA

Robin MacArthur's Debut Novel & People's Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro, Vermont (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer, Brattleboro Downtown Alliance
Date: 1/9/2018
Abstract: Announcement about author, Robin MacArthur and the launch of her new book. This event is also an fundraiser for the NEH supported project, People, Places and History of Words In Brattleboro, Vermont.
Link: http://brattleboro.com/words/media

Lucy Speaks: Rights, Witness, and Voice (Media Coverage)
Publication: Facebook
Date: 1/9/2018
Abstract: A program about Lucy Prince sponsored by the Office of Student Activities at Landmark College Lucy Terry Prince is considered the nation's first African American poet, who raised her family and fought for her land in Guilford, Vermont. Storyteller/writer Shanta Lee Gander will engage the audience in a conversation about rights, witness and voice through the lens of Lucy Terry Prince's life. This interactive presentation also includes a live performance of Lucy's only surviving poem, 'Bars Fight." This is a part of the Peoples, Places, and History of Words project in Brattleboro. For more info about this project, please visit: www.brattleboro.com/words/
Link: http://https://www.facebook.com/events/159565491347792/

First in our Roundtable Discussions:Words and Water Cures (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Lissa Weinmann
Publication: Facebook
Date: 1/24/2018
Abstract: Facebook notice of public invitation to community to learn more about the NEH "Peoples, places and words in the history of Brattleboro, Vermont. The focus of this discussion will be on the history of Brattleboro water cures.
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/146134356013658/

Elementary Bookbinding and Survival Book Repair (Media Coverage)
Publication: Book Memorial Library weekly e-newsletter
Date: 1/29/2018
Abstract: Master bookbinder, Marshall Brooks, will present a workshop on bookbinding and book repair in the Brooks Library on January 31, 2018 at 7PM. Sponsored by the project, Peoples, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Link: http://brookslibraryvt.org/2-uncategorised/606-elemental-bookbinding-and-survival-book-repair

Rare 19th century water cure newspaper donated to library (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 4/11/2018
Abstract: A rare copy of the Brattleboro Hydropathic Messenger was recently donated to the Brooks Memorial Library by former library director Jerry Carbone, member of the leadership team of the Brattleboro Words Project, a National Endowment for the Humanities-backed effort led by five area nonprofits to celebrate the rich but undersung history of writing, printing, and publishing in the greater Brattleboro area.
Link: http://www.reformer.com/stories/rare-19th-century-water-cure-newspaper-donated-to-library,536925

Exploring literacy, education and culture through the words of our past. (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jerry Carbone
Publication: The Commons
Date: 10/11/2017
Abstract: Story about African American poet Lucy Terry and her legacy in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Link: http://http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site05/story.php?articleno=26999&page=1

Words project debuts unique mobile museum with 'Lucy Speaks' (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 10/11/2017
Abstract: Story about "People, places and words..." project and the Lucy Terry exhibit in the mobile mimi museum.
Link: http://www.reformer.com/stories/words-project-debuts-unique-mobile-museum-with-lucy-speaks,521695

People, places and history of words: new exploration into shared leagacy debuts with 2 exhibits (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 10/13/2017
Abstract: Story about the six member local consortium and their goals for the three year NEH project, "Peoples, places and history of words in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Link: http://http://www.reformer.com/stories/people-places-and-the-history-of-words-new-exploration-into-shared-legacy-debuts-with-2-exhibits,521929

MILES (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Literary Festival website
Date: 10/1/2017
Abstract: Story about the NEH grant, "Peoples, places and history of words in Brattleboro, Vermont." Article also profiles the Lucy Terry exhibit and tie-in with the Brattleboro Literary Festival.
Link: http://brattleboroliteraryfestival.org/donate-now/m-l-e-s/

Coalition focuses on words in Brattleboro (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Harmony Birch
Publication: Brattleboro Reformer
Date: 12/21/2017
Abstract: An extensive front page story about the "Words" coalition and its plans for the three year NEH grant project.
Link: http://www.reformer.com/stories/coalition-focuses-on-words-in-brattleboro,527628

How to Research Colorful Characters & Write Their Stories (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Rolf Parker
Publication: Peoples, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro, Vermont
Date: 11/29/2017
Abstract: Local historian and free-lance writer Rolf Parker, gives a presentation on how to do research for the "Peoples, places and the History of Words..." project.
Link: http://www.brattleboro.com/words/media/

Brattleboro to speak out in $150,000 grant for "People, Places and History of Words" (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermont Arts & Living
Date: 9/26/2017
Abstract: Announcement by VT Sen. Patrick Leahy about the NEH grant, "Peoples, places and history of words in Brattleboro, VT.
Link: http://vermontartsliving.com/?p=28050

Free Opening Reception: Brattleboro's Letterpress Years (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brooks Memorial Library website
Date: 10/8/2017
Abstract: Announcement of the opening of a public exhibit in the Brooks Library about Brattleboro's publishers and printers between the late 1800s to the end of the 19th century.
Link: http://brookslibraryvt.org/2.../581-free-opening-reception-brattleboro-s-letterpress-years

Lucy Terry Speaks: a mobile pop-up exhibition (Media Coverage)
Publication: Brattleboro Downtown Alliance
Date: 10/15/2017
Abstract: Story about the Lucy Terry exhibit in the mobile musuem. Lucy Terry, an African American women, was a poet and notable voice in the local community in the early 1800s.
Link: http:///www.brattleboro.com/event/lucy-speaks-a-mobile-pop-up-exhibition/

"Peoples, places and words..." (Media Coverage)
Publication: WKTV radio Green Mountain Mornings
Date: 10/16/2017
Abstract: Youtube coverage of a radio interview by Chris Lenois with Lissa Weinmann, Joe Rivers and Sandy Rouse. They talk about the project, "Peoples, places and the history of words in Brattleboro, VT.
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lqv-0JyFEk&feature=youtu.be

Brattleboro Words unveils multi-year "People, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro, Vermont (Media Coverage)
Publication: Vermont Digger
Date: 10/3/2017
Abstract: Story about the NEH grant to a Brattleboro consortium of non-profits who are spearheading the "Peoples, Places and this history of words in Brattleboro, Vermont."
Link: http://vtdigger.org/2017/10/03/brattleboro-words-unveils-multi-year-people-places-history-words-brattleboro-vermont/#.WfzuWFynHow

Two exhibits celebrate region's literary heritage (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Commons
Date: 10/4/2017
Abstract: Story about the Brooks Memorial Library exhibition of Brattleboro publishers and printers during the late 18th and 19th century "letterpress years."
Link: http://http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site05/story.php?articleno=26945&page=1


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