Meta-archivist; home movie collector; co-founder outsider library; makes live historical film events; teaches Film&DigitalMedia @UCSC. Words own unless copied.
Most coal is wasted. From Factory magazine, February 1912 #prelingerlibrary
I just found my Oskar #Fischinger laserdisc
Example of Dufaycolor, mid-1930s
It looks like they’re finally demolishing the New Deal-era old terminal building at DTW. Too bad.
Michigan highway workers memorial. Sculpture by Carl Floyd from MDOT surplus materials, 1994
Thanks, @TCFF, had a wonderful time! The hunt for new #Detroit #archival footage starts now!
Ancestor of #Craigslist, Sept 17 1971: classifieds & personals from San Francisco Good Times weekly paper. #sf
Essential communications are a human right, at least at this phone booth near Lake Shasta, Calif.
Outdoor film screening @exploratorium starting shortly
New ScanStation arriving @internetarchive
From the dais at @ucsc Porter College graduation, a first-time experience for me
Aquatic screening from catamaran/music raft floating on Mission Bay, #SF with lots of #prelinger footage
“Floating Man” regatta of unusual art-watercraft in Mission Bay, the central vessel being a @SoEx_SF project
Sing Sing #prison cells, "like a #library where human documents are shelved and forgotten." Ind Mgmt 1921/01/15
"The ONLY REAL Security -- A HOME of your own." (1945)
Back in stock!
Someone is feeding the #coyotes at Middle Lake, Golden Gate Park.
Hint of dope culture in the Holdenville, Oklahoma July 1937 phone book. Guaranteed authentic! #420
Sorting books for @longnow’s Manual of Civilization at Interval; a #library to survive the apocalypse, if possible
Here’s @MeganPrelinger previewing her forthcoming book Inside the Machine @makerfaire
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