Found History

by Tom Scheinfeldt

May 10, 2007
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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Craigslist ca. 1900

Suzanne Fischer points to a rib-tickling page purporting an origin in the Craigslist archives and an age of about 100 years. Among the more interesting classifieds of 1906: – My Electric is Off Again. Edison Will Not Answer His Telephone. … Continue reading

May 9, 2007
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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Navel Gazing

Here’s another great find from Jeremy. It seems a little rich to position Instapundit and NikkiChannel alongside Samuel Peyps, Thomas Paine, and Samuel Adams, but who’s to say it isn’t history.

May 7, 2007
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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Medieval Help Desk

Ever wonder how Europe managed the transition from scroll to codex? This short video may provide some insight. I suspect the periodization is all wrong—historians of the book can let us know—but anyone who has ever worked in tech support … Continue reading

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