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21st March '17 1 564

The Queenslander: Superb Illustrated Covers

20th March '17 4 8700

The Krystal Counter Code: A 1954 Fast Food Server Guide

In 1954, Krystal Company presented a breezy educational film detailing how staff at its Krystal restaurants should behave and dress.

16th March '17 0 520

W. E. B. Du Bois’s Mind-Expanding Depictions of Black Life In 1900

In 1900 civil rights activist, author and intellectual W.E.B. Du Bois (William Edward Burghardt; 1868-1963) presented a series of 58 hand-drawn infographics for The Exhibit of American Negroes

15th March '17 0 738

Friedrich Nietzsche's Strange Writing Ball

14th March '17 3 1526

Steve's Snapshots From The 1979 Reading Festival

"These snaps have suffered a bit with age, so I suppose it's a good job I scanned them in before they fade away entirely," says Steve Vaughan of these pictures of his trip to the 19th Reading Festival (August 24-26th 1979).

14th March '17 1 635

Mug Shots of San Francisco Boxers In the Early 20th Century

Princeton University's album of 1100 portraits of boxers from the San Francisco area in the early 20th century is terrific.

14th March '17 0 674

When Charlie Chaplin Roll Danced For Winston Churchill (1931)

I came across this story of a visit by Charlie Chaplin to Chartwell to see Winston Churchill in 1931.

13th March '17 3 6203

Thor Seeks The Meaning Of Life In A Creamsicle: A Wonderful Marvel Comic Panel From 1987

Thor's internal monologue is sublime: "I have feasted on the nectars of wild fruit in the land of the Norns.I have dined in the exalted halls of the godly realms. This day I am offered a Creamsicle."

11th March '17 4 981

Celestial Illustrations from Smith’s Illustrated Astronomy (1851)

These are wood engravings with hand highlighting from a work created by the principal of Public School No. 12 in New York City.

9th March '17 4 1332

Homosexuality: Legitimate Alternate DEATHSTYLE (1986)

Extracts from a 1986 208-page report on gay lifestyle and related concerns by Dick Hafer, aka 'the comics commando'...