In this episode, we're putting our inboxes at great risk by talking about one of the most controversial, ire-inducing, heated subjects ever to grace our Facebook page: time capsules.
Here's a link to the contents of Time Capsule Expo '70, which prompted my research-fogged brain to remember that, yes, cameras existed back then.
Correction on this episode: The two time capsules discussed at the top were found in two different States House in Boston. The lion's head statue is at the old State House, and the cornerstone is at the current State House. I genuinely thought both time capsules were found in the same building, so that's all on me.
For more information: How Archaeology Works
Episode link: A Brief History of Time Capsules
- Jarvis, William E. "Time Capsule: A Cultural History." McFarland & Company. 2003.
- Levenson, Eric. "What's Going in the Old State House's New Time Capsule?" Boston.com. 11/10/2014. http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2014/11/10/what-going-the-old-state-house-new-time-capsule/i9BEtHMygh8zKADCwceDeM/story.html
- Panasonic. "Time Capsule 70." http://panasonic.net/history/timecapsule/
- Reingold, Lester A. "Capsule History." American Heritage. Vol. 50, Issue 7. November 1999. http://www.americanheritage.com/content/capsule-history
- Scharfenberg, David. "Coins, newspapers found as time capsule is opened." Boston Globe. 1/6/2015. http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/01/06/massachusetts-state-house-time-capsule-one-nation-oldest-opened/sGPawnxgHqoUnufy9I4PCJ/story.html
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