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Magazine ad for Burroughs Microfilming
Who has two thumbs and forgot to write down the year and magazine this was in?

Fun facts:

As everybody knows, John Benjamin Dancer was the Father of Microphotography.

This technology also came in handy with wartime carrier pigeons.

Kodak promised that its version of microfilm will last for 500 years without decay.

And since all of you have always wondered what the difference was between microfiche and microfilm, here’s the answer!

Note: That is a sexy, sexy lowercase “g” with the detached ear.
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Poke up a fire and re-lax.

Cold-reading the intro to Better Homes & Gardens Barbecue Book: Complete How-to for Outdoor Cooking. Glorious writing and illustration.