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Rick and Megan Shaw Prelinger

Rick and Megan Shaw Prelinger are founders of the Prelinger Library, an appropriation-friendly, browsable collection of approximately 40,000 books, periodicals, printed ephemera, government documents, and other cultural bits. Unlike at most libraries, visitors to the Prelinger Library are encouraged to browse to their hearts' content and make copies of any materials they choose. Appropriation is encouraged and re-use of all harvested content is perfectly acceptable.


Sweetgum Handshake

Here's a radio explanation of the Radio Ephemera ShortDocs Challenge, including descriptions from Rick and Megan Prelinger, of the books selected for the project.