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Check back every week for more stories & tidbits from the last 100 years!

These are the stories behind the highlights — the side trails and fun facts that don’t make it into the primary historical narrative… The people, places, events, and times that made our forerunner, American Printing, what it was, and what make Perry Office Plus what it is today.

100-Second History: Who was R.E. Miller?

If you’ve followed some of our history, you may recall that Perry Office Plus traces its roots to American Printing, founded in Temple in 1920 by A.D. Baggett and R.E. Miller. But by 1936, Miller and Baggett had become competitors. [...]

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100-Second History: The 1925 Patent

By the mid-1920s, American Printing (the forerunner of Perry Office Plus) was selling plenty of office supplies and even some furniture. Mr. Baggett and Mr. Miller had also taken on a new staff member, Frank Wright, to be the bookkeeper. [...]

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100-Second History: Our First Furniture Project at the Historic Doering Building

By October of 1921, nearly two years into their venture, American Printing in Temple, Texas had already added office furniture and supplies to their printing services. The Temple Daily Telegram published a special page on the opening of the new [...]

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