The magazine; the old one, the famous one. Millions of historic photos online, most never published. Right here.
No science-fiction authors I’ve found yet. There is one session of photos of Hugo Gernsback, though.
Also one Richard Dyer-Bennet photo from 1947 (needing considerable restoration; maybe this weekend).
What are your best finds?
How often does a major newspaper publish an article on an author that’s not tied to a book or movie release? How often when the author has been dead 20 years?
The LA Times just did. On Heinlein, of course. The very existence of the article seems to somewhat undercut the content, which is mostly negative.
I’ve been trying to capture my history on the net for some time now. The recent LiveJournal meme on earliest Usenet post got me to pull together some information on email addresses I’ve used over the years, so here they are:
- firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com was the real address, but posts seemed to be tagged with the workstation I was at)
- firstname.lastname@example.org (I find only August and September 1994 posts in Google Groups currently)
It’s going around as a meme on LiveJournal, for example here. It originated here.
The earliest I’ve found so far is message id <6589@decwrl.UUCP>, posted 29-Mar-1984, as email@example.com, to net.religion. I doubt that’s my actual earliest post, though.
Go though and do likewise!
I’ve been gradually collecting photos of buildings in South Minneapolis that have caught my interest a bit, and it’s finally time to start posting them.
Oh, and I can’t resist posting this rather weird one: