Friday, March 21, 2008

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUMMARY 1

IN WHAT MAY BE A RECURRING FEATURE for this non-blog, please find today's very beautiful, strange, and surprisingly Gene Shalit-y

SUMMARY FROM AMERICA'S LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

...describing a Look magazine photo-essay on that new campus trend of 1965: computer matchmaking.

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SUMMARY: Photographs show a computer matched couple on a weekend date in New Haven, Conn. Includes students Nikos Tsinikas, of Yale University, and Nancy Schreiber, of Smith College, at parties with other students; touring an exhibit at the Yale Art Gallery; dining in a restaurant; kissing. The job also includes portraits of Harvard student Jeff Tarr, founder of Operation Match, a computer dating service based at Harvard; the Operation Match computer room; MIT student David DeWan founder of Contact dating service operating a computer; Chris Walker, of Yale, looking at computer printouts. Also a portrait of writer Gene Shalit, wearing an Arabian headress and smoking a cigar.
Unpublished photographs show young adults in a computer lab(?).

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That is all.

4 comments:

The Curiously Dull Mint said...

Was Shalit matched up with the cigar? How romantic - in a stinky, facial-hairy kind of way.

Lhyzz said...

It is a Brave New World indeed, Hodg-man.

capnjoy said...

PLEASE SOMEONE ON THE INTERNET provide this photo of gene shalit.

Quirk said...

Someone DC resident reading this is going to have to take on this quest.

http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?look:2:./temp/~pp_WOAM::

Bring your camera and show the world this 'Gene Shalit'. It is legal.

" Access: Permitted; subject to P&P policy on serving originals.

Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Permitted; subject to P&P policy on copying.

Publication and other forms of distribution: Restricted. The donor of the collection, Cowles Communications, Inc., has expressed its desire that photographs in the collection not be used for "advertising or trade purposes."