Sue Ayers in Paste Up

A color photograph of a fair-skinned middle-aged woman seated at a large white paste up desk. She leans over a paste up board placing and pressing on pieces of printed text. In the background, paste up boards can be seen across multiple workstations.

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Title

Sue Ayers in Paste Up

Subject

Sue Ayers, in the composing room, working on paste-up on an advertisement page.

Description

Prior to computerized newspaper design, paste up was integral to the printing process. In the composing room of The Washington Post, employees used cutting tools to manually lay-out the text and images of each page. Pictured here, Deaf printer Sue Ayers is pasting up a weekly paper.

Creator

James Buemi

Source

Penny Herbold Collection

Date

1995

Rights

This Item has been made available for educational and research purposes by the Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center at Gallaudet University. This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You may need to obtain permission for your intended use if your use is otherwise not permitted by the copyright and applicable related rights legislation. For specific information about the copyright and reproduction rights for this Item, please contact the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center: https://www.gallaudet.edu/drs-john-s-and-betty-j-schuchman-deaf-documentary-center

Format

Still Image

Type

Photograph

Citation

James Buemi, “Sue Ayers in Paste Up,” DeafPrinters, accessed July 18, 2024, https://deafprinters.com/items/show/445.

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