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Winooski Bridge By Robert Waldo Brunelle JR
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A collection of acrylic paintings by Vermont artist Robert Waldo Brunelle on the subject of the Winooski Bridge.
Posted in Winooski By Dan Higgins
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For this project I contacted residents of Winooski, Vermont who had posted topics I found interesting on a neighborhood internet forum and asked if they would collaborate with me in posing for... More > photographs reflecting something about them and their topic. The posts generated the pictures, and the resulting images were exhibited at a local coffee shop, offering viewers the opportunity of connecting faces with community members whose names they’d become familiar with only through entries on the internet forum.< Less
Vacancy, Art, & Transformation: Winooski 1969-2005 By Dan Higgins
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The book portrays a New England Mill town's numerous attempts to reinvent itself following the closing of the mills in the late 1950s and the impact of those policies on the people living there.... More > Included are over 50 pages of portraits. Higgins presents a 1970s downtown where people socialized in the restaurants, where shuffleboard tables were ubiquitous, and where people filled the bingo parlor nightly. He describes the Urban Renewal project that demolished the east half of the neighborhood and urooted residents. He recalls the importance to musicians of the Melanson's Mill Restaurant, the town's ongoing atraction for artists, and the city's visionary proposal to use federal funds to cover Winooski with a dome. He describes the regional excitement over the "Renaissance" development in the 1980s, celebrates Winooski's former prominence as a center of Halloween activity, and finally he honors the influx of residents from other countries who have added to the town's cultural richness.< Less

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