Meta-archivist; co-founder outsider library; makes live historical film events; collects home movies; teaches Film&DigitalMedia @UCSC. Words own unless copied.
Thomas Piketty reading at McRoskey Mattress Factory, organized by the excellent Green Arcade Books
@kcbstraffic just one overturn on 280 an sand hill, sorry
Pitching anxiety to the consumer. "Why Boastful Advertising Is Based upon Fear." Advertising & Selling, 10/48.
This piece of ephemera, now refound, first got me interested in computers, spring of 1960.
Say, anyone know which ferry terminal this is? I can't match this picture. #sfbay history
The West: The Safety Valve [for discontented Easterners] (from Philip Dorf, Visualized American History, 1937)
Let's whip those robots into line! (from the US gov pub School Life, late 1930s)
We found our trinitite samples! Lost somewhere in the house for 10 years. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinitite
Map of "Temporary War Housing" project at Hunters Point, San Francisco, Calif. #africanamerican #worldwarii
Weighted bag for dumping classified information over the rail in case of capture (seen on USS Hornet, Alameda, CA)
I guess I inhabit found image culture, full of astonishingly damaged, worn & worried images, & resist making more
Someone's home movie of George Eastman (himself), shot in Cairo, Egypt, approx. 1927 #kodak #homemovies
Happy portion-controlled Thanksgiving from Prelinger Library!
Home movie damage! Burnt frame, window into the infinite. Fill the void. #archives #homemovies
A surreal night in Middlebury, Vermont: all the light I can gather in 13 seconds.
Contrarian geographer JB Jackson speaks up for "vitality" & "ingenuity" of often-reviled US #roadside culture
Nostalgia time for the old #BayBridge! Here's a Cormorant toting nesting supplies. Shot frm new bridge, July 2010.
Research help, please. What town is this (in California, I'm certain). Please explain your guess. Thanks!
Alexander Graham Bell in the 1895 National #Telephone Directory
Great Excitement in the Monkey Family (American Agriculturist, April 1867). Look closely --
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