Inside the World’s Best Archive of Vintage Outdoor Gear Catalogs

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Inside the World’s Best Archive of Vintage Outdoor Gear Catalogs

A rare look at Utah State University's incredible cache of over 2,700 catalogs and magazines spanning the history of modern outdoor gear

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