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The Collection Tee: Behind the Scenes & Some APL History

We Caught the Bug At APL Shop it all started with the artfully crowded-but-aesthetic vintage logo from the mid-60s. You might be familiar with it. We've highlighted it on a variety of APL merch and it's a perennial crowd (us included!) favorite. Caught in the fervor of vintage logomania, and coupled with corresponding feedback from ya'll, we got curious about other bygone APL graphics and logos. Enter our colleagues at Austin History Center, who graciously pulled boxes upon boxes of vintage library materials for us to trawl for inspiration. Several field trips to the AHC (historic home to Austin's first Central Library until 1979) later, we successfully gathered loads of images and logos to use in future projects. A Deluge of Delights  One...

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