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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.


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