One tale from an 1822 collection for young readers intent on disproving such mythic creatures as The Mermaid, The Harpie, The Centaur, and this fellow, who is well known in New England (especially this Winter).
January 26, 2009
Cover image: Leon See, Le champion du monde Jack Johnson, Paris : Imp. Paul Dupont, [1910?]
August 25, 2008
Scrapbooks kept by Jack Lamb, world-famous bass and fly-fisherman, who was said to have fished every day for 17 years, straight. Lamb was hired by Gulf Oil Co. to travel and lecture around Texas and Louisiana. The 13 scrapbooks, ranging between 1933-1943 document his career as a professional sportsman and as a commercial photographer, focusing on sports, wildlife, and car crashes.
January 24, 2008