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Combat Paper: Veterans Make Paper Using their Old Uniforms

Posted on · We learn about Combat Paper, a project where veterans engage in the ancient art of making paper — oftentimes using the fabric of their old military uniforms. Co-founder and Army veteran Drew Cameron describes the program. Combat Paper held workshops at The Museum of Printing History in Houston in February 2015.

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Tour Guide Charles Criner Brings Printing Museum To Life

Posted on · In our city of world-renowned museums full of contemporary and classical art, an odd little Montrose nonprofit aims to preserve and share knowledge about printed communication — which, you can imagine, is just the thing a group of 30 rambunctious elementary school kids want to hear when they head out on a field trip. Luckily, […]

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Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary and the Printing Museum: Thursday’s Show (Aug. 6, 2015)

Posted on · Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Texas’ voter ID law, ruling the 2011 measure violates the Voting Rights Act. The decision sends the case back to a lower court, which will decide whether lawmakers intended to discriminate when they approved the measure. The ruling came down just a day shy of the […]

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Combat Paper: Veterans Make Paper Using their Old Uniforms

Posted on · We learn about Combat Paper, a project where veterans engage in the ancient art of making paper — oftentimes using the fabric of their old military uniforms. Co-founder and Army veteran Drew Cameron describes the program. Combat Paper held workshops at The Museum of Printing History in Houston in February 2015.