More Stories2021-10-13T15:15:58+00:00

Here you’ll find 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: How an Historic Coca-Cola Bottling Plan Became Perry HQ

Constructed in 1948 by the Temple Bottling Company, the building originally served as a Coca-Cola manufacturing, bottling, warehousing, and distribution facility for the Central Texas area. Groups like Boy Scouts and schoolchildren were given tours regularly. Around 1980, the actual [...]

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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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