Fallout Shelter Handbook West 1962 I love Red Scare materials and I am always fascinated by the prospect of supposedly living through nuclear annihilation. Remember, I am from the generation who was told to hide under my desk when the
Budgeting Basics: How to Survive the Budgeting Process Ramsey and Ramsey 1985 Look at that accounting ledger paper on the cover. Along with the broken pencil and the “how to survive” subtitle, this is super inspiring! Clearly, from the cover,
My First Photography Book King 1994 Submitter: I would have loved this book when I was a kid, around the time it was published. However, kids today probably won’t be super impressed with making photo filters out of cellophane wrappers,
Eddycat Teaches Telephone Skills Barnett 1993 Here we have a lovely picture book from the early 1990s about how to use a telephone. I like the cute format, and much of the advice is still pretty good. However, children might
Computer Programming Made Simple Maynard 1972 Aside from the moldy smell of this book, it was actually quite a good book for the time. It was probably used as a text. I found it very readable (unlike most technical materials).
How Things Work 1996 Submitter: This book is actually pretty cool, but the cell phone, fax machine, VHS, cassette tape, and computer pages are all looking pretty dated. Plus the car page makes no mention of any of the computerized/electronic
Do it yourself TV Trouble-Shooters Guide Sperry 1959 I love these retro DIY manuals. I also remember when my dad would occasionally “troubleshoot” our television. Of course that was back in the day when my dad would also make us
Special Effects in Film and Television Hamilton 1998 Submitter: Here’s a nice book on movie special effects. From 1998. A few things have changed in the last 20 years in this particular topic. Animatronics and puppets are prominently covered, with