[SATLUG] Putting in an order for new, leather pocket protectors
dmyhand at suddenlink.net
Fri Jun 5 18:22:03 CDT 2009
steve kolars wrote:
>> Al Castanoli Sr. was wearing a leather pocket protector when he
>> graduated with an engineering degree from Alabama Polytechnic Institute
>> in 1913. I still have it and it seems pretty authentic to me. I was
>> wearing it at the same school (now called Auburn U.) when I changed my
>> major from architecture to computer science in 1980. My father was
>> wearing it when he graduated in 1957. This pocket protector is older
>> than the Air Force and got three generations through the same
>> engineering department.
>> Al Castanoli III
> Now that is cool!
There is a need to hold on to traditions in a family or any group, for
that matter. I still have my great-grandmother's welding gauntlets.
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