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Hauling the Nets: 1904 | Shorpy Historic Photo Archive 'Atlantic City, New Jersey, circa 1904. "Young's Pier. Hauling the nets." 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.' Worth looking at the larger version. (del.icio.us tags: Shorpy USA 1900s photos )

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Lensmen: 1919 | Shorpy Historic Photo Archive Love this picture: 'Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Two photographers." On the left, A.W. "Artie" Leonard of National Photo. Harris & Ewing glass negative.' (del.icio.us tags: Shorpy 1910s photography ) TED Blog: Discovering dragonflies that cross oceans: Charles Anderson on TED.com I love this story. 'While living and working […]

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Night Skate: 1919 | Shorpy Historic Photo Archive A truly wonderful photo at Shorpy today. As ever, worth viewing at full size. (del.icio.us tags: Shorpy skating 1910s USA )

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text-o-possum…the future! 'Bluetooth laser virtual keyboard encased in elegant possum.' (del.icio.us tags: computers possums ) That Which Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stranger – New York Times via Mind Hacks, an extraordinary article about an ultra-long distance cyclist: 'The craziness is methodical, however, and Robic and his crew know its pattern by heart. Around […]

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Campus Life: 1908 | Shorpy Photo Archive New York circa 1908. "Campus, College of City of N.Y. Academic building, Mechanical Arts building, Chemistry building." (del.icio.us tags: NewYork Shorpy photos 1900s ) Dave Jordano Photography via Pruned, photos of African-American storefront churches in Chicago. (del.icio.us tags: churches Chicago )

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Old Money: 1915 | Shorpy :: History in HD Washington circa 1915. "Miss Louise Lester, in charge of mutilation of old money at Treasury Dept." National Photo Company glass negative. (del.icio.us tags: photos money Shorpy )

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The Interview: 1916 | Shorpy :: History in HD A fabulous picture at Shorpy: 'February 9, 1916. "Mountain Chief of Piegan Blackfeet making phonographic record at Smithsonian." The interviewer is ethnologist Frances Densmore. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.' (del.icio.us tags: 1910s America NativeAmerican Shorpy ) 1920s Black Americana Album – a set on Flickr […]

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Pool Game: 1924 | Shorpy :: History in HD June 20, 1924. Washington, D.C. "Mah-Jongg at bathing beach." National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress. (del.icio.us tags: 1920s Shorpy photos )