Friday, September 30, 2011

Doric Type No. 40 (1897)

Handy Specimen Book (Buffalo: American Type Founders Company, 1897).

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Electric Ornaments (1897)

Handy Specimen Book (Buffalo: American Type Founders Company, 1897).

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Flame Borders (1897)

Handy Specimen Book (Buffalo: American Type Founders Company, 1897).

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Index Corners (1897)

Handy Specimen Book (Buffalo: American Type Founders Company, 1897).

Monday, September 26, 2011

Index Cuts (1897)

Handy Specimen Book (Buffalo: American Type Founders Company, 1897).

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Handy Specimen Book (1897)

Handy Specimen Book (Buffalo: American Type Founders Company, 1897).

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Monday, September 19, 2011

Boston Type Factory (1877)

Hailing's Circular 1 (Chetenham: Thomas Hailing, Oxford Printing Works, 1877).

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Inkoleum (1893)

Catalogue and Price List of Type and Material (Cleveland Type Foundary: Cleveland, 1893).

Saturday, September 17, 2011

American Type, American Line (1906)

American Line Type Book, Borders, Ornaments: Price List Printing Material and Components (American Type Founders, Co., 1906).

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Rattlesnake Kaiser (1918)

"Convicts Place Kaiser's Head on Snake Body," Popular Mechanics 30 (November 1918).

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Shooting the Kaiser (1918)

"Shooting the Kaiser in Liberty-Loan Window Display," Popular Mechanics 30 (October 1918).

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Nail the Kaiser (1918)

"Stamp Purchasers 'Nail' Effigy of Kaiser," Popular Mechanics 30 (October 1918).

Monday, September 12, 2011

Ceiling Projection (1918)

"Hospital Ceiling Movie Screen for Wounded," Popular Mechanics 30 (August, 1918).

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Calculation of Strains in Girders (1891)

William Humber, "A Handy Book for The Calculation of Strains in Girders and Similar Structures, and Their Strength" (London: Crosby, Lockwood, & Son, 1891).

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Effect of Earthquake on Sand (1906)

V.W. Killick, "Building on Sand at San Francisco," Popular Mechanics 8 (June 1906).

Friday, September 9, 2011

Wandering Cyclone (1919)

William Iler Crane and William Henry Wheeler, A Sixth Reader (Chicago: W.H. Wheeler & Co., 1919).

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Romance of a Telegraph Wire (1892)

Karl von Schlözer, "The Romance of a Telegraph Wire," The Strand Magazine 3 (January - June, 1892).

Monday, September 5, 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011

The Telegraph Boy (1879)

Horatio Algier, The Telegraph Boy (Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1879)


Saturday, September 3, 2011

Electro-Mechanical Romance (1877)

Lightning Flashes and Electric Dashes: A Volume of Choice Telegraphic Literature, Humor, Fun, Wit, & Wisdom (New York: W.J. Johnston, 1877).

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Washout Under Tracks (1917)

The Floods of July, 1916 (Washington: Southern Railway Company, 1917).