Category Archives: That was Now/

Time and events are out of sync – something intended for yesterday shows up today but not without the residue of of its misplaced temporal residency.

LIBRARY SHELF: Sex, Literature and Censorship

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Lawrence, D. H. Sex, Literature and Censorship (1955) ICI Shelf: LAL First Line: “Our civilization cannot afford to let the censor-moron loose.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (01-04-13)

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Blood of a Nation

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Jordon, David Starr. The Blood of the Nation: A study of the decay of Races through survival of the unfit (1902) ICI Shelf: Galt Last Line: “It is the voice of political wisdom which falls from the bells of Christmas-tide: … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Supernatural

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Hill, Douglas and Pat Williams. The Supernatural (1965) ICI Shelf: Paraclesus First Line: “In 1956 Life magazine introduced some traditional but dressed up American ghost stories with the caption: “The old beliefs die hard, even in this Skeptical age.”” ICI … Continue reading

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EPHEMERA KABINETT: Fallout Protection pamphlet (digital)

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Accession #: 22121-d Title: Fallout Protection pamphlet (1961) Description: Booklet issued by the U.S. government and distributed in U.S. post offices in December of 1961. Location: ICI Photo Cabinet (digital/from the internet) Discussion: The pamphlet was distributed at Christmas time … Continue reading

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Plague in Virgil’s “Georgics” Pamphlet

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A program for an exhibition organized by Daniel Cornell at the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1995 to coincide with the Day Without Art on December 1, World AIDS Day. Today, Visual AIDS prefers to emphasize the people, especially artists, who … Continue reading

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EPHEMERA KABINETT: Burning Books in New Mexico

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ACCESSION #: ICI 21350

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