The sixteenth meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 7pm in room 305 (3rd floor) Russell Hall, The Teachers College Library, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, NYC (only accessible through the main library stairs). Take #1 train to 116/Columbia Univ, walk north on B’way to 120th (do not enter Columbia Univ. campus) Main entrance is on the north side of 120th St. mid-block between Broadway and Amsterdam. Visitors must sign in.
Scheduled presentations this week by Robert Berry and Alexander Rothman  Facilitator: Peter Quach. Free and open to the public.Candy wrapper with color printed vignette and letterpress joke below. Ashford, Kent- Howland’s Steam Confectionery and Grocery Stores, 1800s