» Modern Mechanix
is collecting, among other things, examples of pre-computer ASCII art, found in old issues of popular science magazines. So far, he has found articles on the typewriter art of mill worker Rosaire Belanger
in the June 1939 issue of Popular Science (featuring an awesome picture of George Washington), Keyboard art
, from the October 1948 Popular Mechanics,
and How to make a typewritten flag
, made using mystery curved characters from the July 1948 issue of Popular Mechanics.