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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

Brattleboro Printing and Publishing History (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Brattleboro Printing and Publishing History
Abstract: The Brattleboro Words' Roundtable Discussion series will feature an overview of the project's planned history of printing and publishing in Brattleboro. Several of the book's authors will speak, and the editor will give an update on the contents and layout of the book. The Roundtable series are held the second Thursday of each month.
Author: Write Action authors
Date: 4/12/18
Location: 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT
Primary URL: http://www.BrattleboroWordsProject.com
Primary URL Description: Brattleboro Words Project website.

Words Roundtable Discussion (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Words Roundtable Discussion
Abstract: A presentation by six authors of the forthcoming book about the history of publishing and printing in Brattleboro. The presenters will provide short overviews of various aspects of Brattleboro's innovative, important and nationally recognized printing and publishing history.
Author: Arlene Distler, Mary Ide
Date: 04/12/2018
Location: 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B91qrWvoDiJ6cXN6TXZvZ0hkSXJmS2VSOEdYSXhPdHN2VzF3/view
Primary URL Description: Weekly local newpaper, The Commons.

Words Roundtable Discussion (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Words Roundtable Discussion
Abstract: A People, Places and History of Words in Brattleboro project Roundtable Discussion on printing and publishing in Brattleboro. Six authors of a book on publishing and printing history of Brattleboro will discuss the focus of their work on this book. The event is free and open to the public.
Author: Arlene Distler,Mary Ide
Date: 04/12/2018
Location: 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT
Primary URL: http://www.reformer.com/stories/the-roundtable-discusses-words,536508
Primary URL Description: The Brattleboro Reformer is the daily newspaper.

People, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro (Web Resources)
Title: People, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro
Author: Reginald Wam
Abstract: Launced in April 2018, this is the new website for the project, People, Place and History of Words in Brattleboro. This page provides up-to-date information, Periscope access to public Roundtable Discussions, teacher resources, the latest news and more about the Words project.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://brattleborowords.org/
Primary URL Description: The People, Places and History of Words in Brattleboro revised website.

Words Roundtable Interview (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Words Roundtable Interview
Writer: Mary Ide
Producer: Olga Peters
Abstract: WKVT radio host, Olga Peters, interviews Mary Ide, Jeanne Walsh, Brooks Library, and Joe Rivers, Brattleboro Historical Society, about the Oct. 18 Words Roundtable event. The Roundtable will feature members of Windham County historical societies, public and college libraries and musems talking about their local history collections. The first hour, 5 - 6PM will be for teachers who want to find out more about Windham County local history collections; from 6 - 7PM the public is invited for a presentation.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: //https://soundcloud.com/wkvtradio/check-this-out-artifacts-historical-societies-and-chasing-stories
Primary URL Description: Podcast produced by radio station, WKVT
Access Model: WKVT radio digital podcast
Format: Digital File

People, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro (Web Resources)
Title: People, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro
Author: Reg Martell
Author: Jen Austin
Abstract: The Brattleboro Words Project has created an interactive web site. This features various aspects of the project's self-guided, community-oriented audio tours for waking, biking and driving beginning in Brattleboro. The website also includes information about the project book, Print Town. This website is for use by the general public and project participants including researchers and students from school classrooms. Pull down pages include information about the project and its participant, potential research sites, videos of monthly public Words Roundtable discussions discussions and local media coverage.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://brattleborowords.org/
Primary URL Description: Website for the Brattleoboro Words Project

Harris Hill Memoir Audio Showcases Words Project (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Harris Hill Memoir Audio Showcases Words Project
Director: Lissa Weinmann
Producer: Reg Martell
Abstract: This press release announces creation of a new web page that contains audio we are showcasing to give the public attending (est 10K) the Harris Hill Ski Jump a sense of what's to come as we create our Brattleboro Words Trail, a culminating mapping of the Brattleboro Words Project (shorthand for People, Places and History of Written Word in Brat., VT). We will have a tent at the event and offer 'listening stations' to visitors who will learn of the Project and it's goals.
Date: 2/11/19
Primary URL: http://http://brattleborowords.org/project/harris-hill/
Access Model: Open Access
Format: Radio
Format: Digital File
Format: Web

Brattleboro, VT. Wesselhoef Water Cure, 1845-1848 (Article)
Title: Brattleboro, VT. Wesselhoef Water Cure, 1845-1848
Author: Jerry Carbone
Abstract: A digitally accessible list of who came to the Wesselhoeff Water Cure in Brattleboro, Vermont during years 1845-1848. Prepared by NEH Words' project board member, Jerry Carbone.
Year: 2019
Primary URL: htthttps://www.americanancestors.org/search/databasesearch/2759/brattleboro-vt-wesselhoeft-water-cure-1845-1848p://
Access Model: Open access through New England Genealogy Society
Format: Other
Publisher: New England Genealogy Society

Brattleboro Words Project (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Brattleboro Words Project
Abstract: This Brattleboro Words Project Power Point presentation was created for public presentations to explain about the NEH funded project. There are 40 separate slides with text and graphics.
Author: Lissa Weinmann
Date: 8/1/19
Location: Brattleboro, VT
Primary URL: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/10Qoxa4AivIkxD8XffPxgJ93ywL7qhhGLaMVlKI1xL2k/edit#slide=id.g409838cfef_0_6
Primary URL Description: The Words Project Google doc site.

Community Building through Historical and Archival Treasures (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Community Building through Historical and Archival Treasures
Author: Lissa Weinmann
Author: Rachel Onuf
Author: Howard Burrows
Author: Mary Ide
Abstract: A profile of the Brattleboro Words project presented at the annual Vermont Library Assocation conference at the University of Vermont in Burlington.. The presentation was about using archival treasures, and their stories, to faciliate community participation in a 'deep mapping' of the history of writing to create illuminating audio tours of the greater Brattleboro area.
Date: 5.22.19
Primary URL: http://www.vermontlibraries.org


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