C. Bruce Wright Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video : 15 min., b&w and col. ; 3/4 in. SP
Summary
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.
Biographical/Historical Notes
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.
People and Organizations
Elbridge R. Wright, Bath Daily Times
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 1
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1) [Wright] Family Video--home movies
Donor's cassette notes: Dad at work (50th) [Bath Daily Times, setting newspaper type] Crowley's return to Florida [beach and ocean footage] Aunt Tommy's cookoutmore
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