Music: Pipe Fitter

The cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, Bayard Sharp Hall at the University of Delaware, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia all found their voices in Lake City, Iowa, at Dobson Pipe Organ Builders. The company has fashioned an organ for each of these three venues and […]

Returning the Pages

Lawrence Yerkes heals ailing books. The master bookbinder treats important and valuable volumes that have been traumatized by fires, floods, and the accumulated insults of advanced age. On a morning in November, he cradled a copy of Annales Ecclesiastici, a history of the Catholic Church printed in 1694 that was caught in a flood at […]