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The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies.

The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies.

Brendan Burchard recently posted these interview questions, I thought they would be good not just gor asking our parents but our grandparents, and even ourselves when documenting our families for future generations to read over in time https://www.facebook.com/brendonburchardfan?fref=photo

A history lesson in comic form?! We love it. Thanks to @Dena Avery for sharing this awesome piece by Rebecca Cohen!

This is cotton gin from the colonial history. In 1794, U.S.-born inventor Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin, a machine that revolutionized the production of cotton. Mostly by greatly speeding up the process of removing seeds from cotton fiber. For his work, he is credited as a pioneer of American manufacturing.