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Wright, C. Bruce Collection
video : 15 min., b&w and col. ; 3/4 in. SP
Collection contains home movies featuring scenes of Elbridge R. Wright at work on the Linotype machine in the Bath Daily Times newspaper composing room in Bath, Maine. The footage also shows a cookout in Norwood, Massachusetts, boating off Popham Beach in Phippsburg, Maine, and a girl feeding gulls at Reid State Park in Georgetown, Maine.
Elbridge R. Wright, the donor’s father, worked for the Bath Daily Times for 59 years, mostly as superintendent of the composing room. He was considered one of the fastest and most accurate Linotype operators in New England.
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