Children have loved Little Golden Books for over 75 years. They have written their names inside each front cover and delighted in the colorful picures and wonderful stories. Thanks to the happy hours spent with each book, many children have developed a lifelong love for reading.
"From Hand to Machine: The Evolution of Papermaking", is featured in the George W. Mead Paper Education Center. The exhibit details the evolution of science and technology in papermaking, showcasing artifacts from the 1300s to paper made in space aboard the space shuttle Columbia.
The museum's permanent exhibition traces the fascinating history of papermaking from its earliest antecedents through the advanced thechology of today-- from ancient Sumerian cuneiform tablets and Egyptian papyrus scrolls to the watermarked papers of Italy to the high-tech machinery of the modern paper industry.