Ephemeral New York
'chronicles an ever-changing, constantly reinvented city through photos, newspaper archives, and other scraps and artifacts that have been edged into New York’s collective remainder bin.' [more inside]
Aspic and other delights
showcases the absolute horrors of good, old-fashioned home cooking. Or, at least the advertisements for it. Aspic
, in case you were wondering, is food, often meat
encased in gelatin or cooled meat stock.
Follow the Sun
: Australian Travel Posters 1930s - 1960s.
Bell System Memorial.
State approved, centrally planned and controlled: no, not this
, the old Bell System. Don't miss the photos
(including the first car phone
!) and ads
). Offsite: the affiliated Telephone Tribute
, a few old Bell ads
from the Prelinger archives
, and an entertaining US telephony history
from Bruce Sterling's famous Hacker Crackdown