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Neeli Cherry cat illustration

n 1969 American poets Charles Bukowski and Neeli Cherkovski began producing a literary magazine titled Laugh Literary and Man the Humping Guns. Bukowski and Cherkovski published the mimeographed magazine...

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Two story Spanish influenced red brick elementary school in Los Angeles area, ca. 1930s

The Photographs of Los Angeles Schools and Homes is an artificial collection of thirty-five black and white photographs taken in approximately 1930 in the Los Angeles area. Three or more photographers created the images, and an unknown....

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Nopal

Human societies have developed numerous means to preserve information, and have made use of a wide array of materials—papyrus scrolls, clay tablets, and sheets of bronze—to do so. The codex, a Eurasian method...

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Little Blue Books Dante's Inferno, volume 2, 1922

Emanuel Julius (later Haldeman-Julius upon marriage) grew up an avid reader. He was born in Philadelphia in 1889 to Jewish immigrants who had fled the pogroms of 19th century Odessa. This would lay the groundwork that would later lead him to create the Little Blue Books, a series of pocket sized books that was published from 1919 through 1978...

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