Monday, March 31, 2014

At the Library of Congress

[“Men and women looking up books through the card catalogue at the Congressional Library.” Photograph by Bernard Hoffman. Washington, D.C., 1941. From the Life Photo Archive.]

Sara, have you been time-traveling again?

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Library of Congress (1946) (A short film)

comments: 3

Adair said...

I remember using that card file in the late 1970s and even up until the late 1980s. Some of the cards were typewritten, and some were even handwritten!

Michael Leddy said...

Adair, have you read Nicholson Baker’s “Discards”? (It’s behind the New Yorker paywall.)

Sara said...

I'm seriously weirded out over here.