1923-1929 Exuberance: Witness: Russell W. Davenport

The real color of early TIME, I think, was to be found at the printer's, which was way-the-hell-and-gone across Manhattan on the West Side somewhere. We would go there on closing night to put the final touches on our creation. This was all very tempestuous. Everybody read proof--I was a proofreader. Brit and Harry also read proof, but they read it with considerable argument. This went on until 11 or 12, or maybe it was 1. Anyway, we would leave some girls reading proof and go out to get the early-morning editions of the newspapers and thus intercept the very last-minute...

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