Thursday Photo Caption Contest

“And, see here. This is why we call them 'CDs.' It’s short for 'curvy discs'.”

Congratulations to Jenny, who has won 15% off in our eStore! Out of 25 entries, your caption sounded right to guest judge and Supervisory Motion Picture Preservation Specialist Christina Kovac and her fellow staff in the Audio/Video Preservation Lab.

If you listen carefully to this photograph, you may still hear National Archives employees J. W. Roberts, Mrs. E. B. Haas, and Miss J. Cobb as they discuss the Memovox discs (ARC 3493216, 1949).

This week’s mystery photograph moves us forward in time but also features mysterious, oversized objects. Give us your best caption in the comments below!

Your caption here!

12 thoughts on “Thursday Photo Caption Contest

  1. After the giant Mutant Hampsters took over the world and enslaved humankind, they built an elaborate Habit-Trail System throughout the great cities of America…

  2. When trees were found to be potentially hazardous to pedestrians, the Safety-First Company took appropriate action.

  3. “Now, Zeus, it’s time to stop torturing your little pet humans in your maze and go to bed.”

  4. The Union and Pacific human-trails will soon be joined together by the placement of a golden wheel.The two human-trails are due to meet early this week. The president will be the first to give the Golden Wheel a spin!

  5. NY citizens and visiting tourists appear to more greatly enjoy walking amongst the summertime test of the Sesame Street giant alphabet balloons, than they will later enjoy running from them on Thanksgiving Day.

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