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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

Peoples, places and the history of words in Brattleboro, Vermont (Web Resources)
Title: Peoples, places and the history of words in Brattleboro, Vermont
Author: Jen Austin
Abstract: Mapping our rich writing and publishing history through collective community creativity.
Year: 2017
Primary URL: http://http://www.brattleboro.com/words/
Primary URL Description: Brattleboro Downtown Alliance is current host for the NEH project website

Brattleboro's Letterpress Years (Exhibition)
Title: Brattleboro's Letterpress Years
Curator: Stephanie Greene
Abstract: On October 11, 2017 a month-long exhibit about Brattleboro's rich history of letterpress publishing opened at the Brooks Memorial Library. The public was invited to the opening reception and hands-on-activities for children were scheduled for during the month. This exhibit is the first of three more that will chronicle Brattleboro's printing and publishing history. This first exhibit included artifacts, images of letterpress operations, a gallery of key players from the times, interactive activities and a timeline of Brattleboro's rise to become a major producer of books, magazine and newspapers in Vermont.
Year: 2017
Primary URL: http://www.brattleboro.com/words/first-exhibits
Primary URL Description: The Downtown Alliance currently hosts the NEH "Words..." websit.e

M.I.L.E.S or Mobile, Interative Literary Exhibition Space (Exhibition)
Title: M.I.L.E.S or Mobile, Interative Literary Exhibition Space
Curator: Lissa Weinmann
Abstract: The Downtown Brattleboro Alliance and Brattleboro Literary Festival won a National Main Street/Edward Jones grant from the "Placemaking on Main Crowdfunding Challenge" to fund the purchase and design of an innovative, mobile 'mini museum' that hosts pop-up street-level exhibits on the unique literary history of Brattleboro. The first exhibit on display in the mobile unit was titled "Lucy Speaks: Remembering Lucy Terry Prince." Prince was the first known African American poet, former slave and eloquent adovacate for equal treatment under the law. The MILES pop-up was located on Main Street during the Brattleboro Literary Festival, October 14 and 15. Brattleboro-based storyteller and writer Shanta Lee, perfomed one of Price's poems and engaged audiences in a dialogue about Lucy Terry.
Year: 2017
Primary URL: http://brattleboroliteraryfestival.org/donate-now/m-l-e-s
Primary URL Description: Brattleboro Literary Festival web [age.

Digging into Brattleboro's literary life: Tasha Tudor, Robin MacArthur and The Words Project (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Digging into Brattleboro's literary life: Tasha Tudor, Robin MacArthur and The Words Project
Writer: Olga Peters
Director: Olga Peters
Producer: Olga Peters
Abstract: A podcast of the WTSA radio interview by Olga Peters with NEHWords project, Lissa Weinmann and Amy Tudor talking about the famous Brattleboro author and illustrator, Tasha Tudor. Weinmann also talks about a January schedule evening event with author Robin MacArthur
Year: 2017
Primary URL: http://https://soundcloud.com/wkvtradio/digging-into-brattleboros-literary-life-tasha-tudor-robin-macarthur-and-the-words-project
Primary URL Description: WTSA Radio podcast
Access Model: open access
Format: Web


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