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Opening: Brattleboro’s Printing and Publishing Heyday-1900-1970

This new two-month exhibit illuminates the rich history of Brattleboro’s Printing and Publishing Heyday-1900-1970. It opens on Wednesday, May 9, at 7:00 pm at Brooks Memorial Library, with a question and answer session and refreshments.

The exhibit features rare images, books and ephemera, highlights some of the major printers and publishers of that era including the Vermont Printing Company, The Brattleboro Reformer, E.L. Hildreth Company, The Stephen Daye Press, The Stephen Greene Press, and The Book Press as well as local book designers. The exhibit is curated by Stephanie Greene, the daughter of Stephen Greene, owner of the Stephen Greene Press, Bill Soucy, consultant to the Museum of Print and a printer for 50 years, and Mary Ide, archivist and historian.