Monthly Archives: August 2011

In Honor of “Everyday Dogs”

Recently, a perpetual calendar was published called “Everyday Dogs” by the Bancroft Library’s own Susan Snyder! The calendar couples literary quotes about canines with historical images of dogs from the Bancroft Library’s vast collections. In honor of its publication, we … Continue reading

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It is 1931, and Harry Cordy, an inventor in El Monte, California, has nearly finished his Mobilopter. The Mobilopter was based on the principle of the helicopter, according to the Examiner’s photo caption. Mr. Cordy experimented with his Mobilopter for … Continue reading

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