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New York, NY
Latin American History, F*ck Yeah!
Latin American & Caribbean history.
Florida Fresh & Other Slices
Old Florida was quirky, historic, beautiful, retro, kitschy and untamed. I love writing about it and there is plenty of adventure if you look in the right places.
West Palm Beach
nprchives
A daily romp through the NPR archives -- starting with 1984.
Washington DC
Babylon Falling
'60s Counterculture + '90s Hip Hop. Original Scans.
Brooklyn, NY
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Part research library, part art museum, part gardens. Just outside Los Angeles.
San Marino, CA
(OvO)
"Sustained by a breath, trembling and brief..." Exploring life's ephemeral nature and how those fleeting moments are connected and shared.
Portland, OR
Cardboard America
Old postcards from places both familiar and forgotten from across the United States and Canada.
Oxford, MS
Retro Campaigns
Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.
Praeteritum Imperfectum
From the Slave Trade to The Aztecs...uncover the past through images, accounts and tales. "History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it"
West Sussex
LBJ Time Machine
Experience the life and legacy of our 36th President. Also starring Lady Bird, Vietnam, civil rights, hippies, and beagles!
Austin, TX
African, Black and Diasporic History
A blog dedicated to celebrating the numerous peoples & cultures of African origin. Black History is more than just a month.
THE AMERICAN GUIDE
An exploration of these here United States. Part history, part documentary, part travel. We take great inspiration (and quote liberally) from the 1930s WPA American Guide series.
Don't Touch That Dial !
Vintage programs from the golden age of radio. Tune in for comedy, westerns, science fiction, music, mystery, horror and variety.
St. Augustine, Florida
The Cult of Genius®
Celebrating the Great Minds!
United States
Centuries of Advice and Advertisements
A look at the quaint, misguided, and yet often surprisingly still useful advice and ads of the past.
Virginia, USA
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Research Library
Documents, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of public transportation in Los Angeles.
Medium Aevum
Blog dedicated to the Middle Ages. Art, literature, architecture, music, history, geography, warfare, way of living, language and culture.
Belgrade, Serbia
PBS AMERICAN MASTERS
AMERICAN MASTERS is a curated PBS blog about distinctively American people: the people that made our culture, the people that changed our history.
University of Idaho Digital Initiatives
Home of vintage, unusual, and interesting photographs from the University of Idaho campus and the state of Idaho.
Moscow, Idaho
Cool Chicks from History
Suffragettes, war workers, factory girls, socialites who got stuff done, ladies who ruled countries, and other women who changed the world, even if it was just a little bit.
Florida Memory
Florida Memory provides free online access to historical documents, photographs, films and audio from the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Florida
Archaeological News
The latest news and discoveries in the world of archaeology.
Secrets of The Dead on PBS
Unearthing evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events.
New York, NY
Nigerian Nostalgia Project
Collecting vintage photographs and videos depicting scenes and people from Nigeria between the mid-19th century and 1980.
Lagos, Nigeria
Iowa Archaeology
The OSA is a nationally recognized archaeological research center at the University of Iowa. Join us as we highlight Iowa's diverse archaeological past!
Great British Bioscience
Science snapshots from across the UK, funded by BBSRC
This Day In History
The PBS This Day in History blog remembers historic events each day and features related videos, articles, slideshows, and interactive games.
Naval Historical Foundation
Since 1926 the Naval Historical Foundation has educated Americans about naval history and the importance of U.S. sea power.
Washington, DC
C.P.
Centuries Past presents art and artifacts from the world before 1900. Experience the visions and revelations of ages past!
The Ancient World
Ancient art, pottery, jewelry, literature, and architecture.
Greatest Generation
Our grandparents were heroes. Really! They were! We blog about their exploits during WWII, and the war's impact on just about everything.
United States
ANCIENT ART
From the Romans to the Ancient Egyptians, see and be inspired by the art that has shaped our world.
New Zealand
Unhistorical
Day-by-day reflections on history and culture.
California
Wisco Histo
Digging into Wisconsin history through images, objects and texts from libraries, archives, museums and historical societies across the state.
Madison, WI
Houghton Library
Showcasing rare books and manuscripts from Harvard's Houghton Library, from Ancient Greece to the 20th century.
Cambridge, MA
People of Color in European Art History
Taking a closer look at POC in European Art and History, with a focus on the American Education system.
Central New York
Burnéd Shoés - From A to B and Back Again
Best organized photo blog! Category search function: Artists by name, Photobooks, History, PhotoQuiz a.m.m.
Austria
Our Presidents
One space to bring the past 13 Presidents together. Come discover behind-the-scenes history from the Presidential Libraries & Museums.
Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils
Bizarre and intriguing photographs, illustrations, and information about historical medicine, zoology, and biology.
Midwest United States
The Civil War Parlor
A blog remembering the men and women of the American Civil War.
San Diego, California
Congress in the Archives
Congress has been making history since 1789. See the documents that tell the story.
Washington, DC
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
Transforming your life with history, culture, and creativity since 1837!
South Hadley, MA
Colophon
Highlighting collections, programs, and events from the Mandeville Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library.
La Jolla, CA
BackStory w/ the American History Guys
BackStory is a weekly public radio show that takes a topic from today's world and spends an hour exploring its history.
Charlottesville, VA
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
A memorial to our nation's 35th president and to all those, who, through the art of politics, seek a new and better world.
Boston, MA
Medieval
Art, manuscripts, architecture, life from long ago.
Baltimore, MD
WeirdVintage
Ads, illustrations, and photographs of a vintage or antiquated nature that make you just a tad bit confused/alarmed/amused
Chicago, Illinois
History of Engineering and Technology
Historical photographs, diagrams, patents, advertisements and other interesting imagery from all disciplines of engineering.
Today In British History
Today In British History is a daily look at some of the important events, people, and anniversaries of British history.
By the Gods!
This blog, a comparative study of world mythology and religion, is the product of Tom: a humble History graduate from the west coast of Canada. Every story has a foundation.
AncientFaces - Vintage Photos of the Past
AncientFaces is a vintage photo community to discover and share the faces and places from the past.
Silicon Valley, CA
Turn of the Century
Everything strange and beautiful from 1850s to 1920s Welcome!
Belgrade, Serbia
Wilson Special Collections Library
Collection highlights, exhibits, events, and behind-the-scenes views from the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC.
Chapel Hill, NC
Ancient Peoples
A group of Ancient History enthusiasts blogging about people, artefacts and places from all over the ancient world.
Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections
Odds and ends from the University of Puget Sound, with everything from art in old books to student experience.
Tacoma, Washington
Vintascope
Vintage advertising, posters, illustrations, art and ephemera from the 1800's to 1960's.
Classical Archaeology News
A log of news items about archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean--Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Rome. Maintained by Francesca Tronchin.
Obit of the Day
Founded in June 2010, Obit of the Day is the most popular obituary site on Tumblr. I take a daily look at the fascinating lives of people who have passed on.
FUCK YEAH CHARLES II
Celebration, discussion, and occasional fangirling of the Merry Monarch himself, Charles II of England.
UK
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
The most comprehensive repository of materials relating to the history of rock & roll, for students, scholars, and fans.
Cleveland, Ohio
Art of Swords
En-garde!
Bucharest, Romania
Explodingtorium
A galvanizing selection of images from the vaults of the Exploratorium, San Francisco's museum of science, art, and human perception.
San Francisco, CA
FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES !!
To the sexy men and women that stay up with you on those late, assiduous nights. History never looked so attractive.
FDR Library
Follow the FDR Presidential Library and Museum as we count down to the rededication of the Roosevelt Library and the opening of new exhibits.
Hyde Park, New York
The Digs: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
We excavate compelling stories and never-digitalized-before photographs from the Post-Gazette’s archive.
Pittsburgh
@Bcast_Md
Special Collections in Mass Media & Culture holds a wide-ranging collection of resources documenting the history of radio and television.
College Park, MD
Historical Nonfiction
Interesting, zany, and occasionally gruesome historical stuff.
Chicago History in Pictures
Chicago History Museum’s photograph collection contains more than 1.5 million images and reflects the creativity of the city's visual arts community.
Chicago, IL USA
ALL MESOPOTAMIA
We think Mesopotamia is cool. So cool, we're obsessed. Which is why we scour the internet for the coolest links to articles, photos, videos and everything in between.
Harry Ransom Center on Tumblr
The Harry Ransom Center is a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.
Austin, TX
Historical Indulgences
An eclectic collection of photographs focused mainly within the curious and often misunderstood realm of 19th century America.
Philadelphia, PA
The Pattern Still Remains
Random snippets of information found in books and online.
New York, NY
Soviet Postcards
Looking back through the magic glass of postcards.
Moscow, Russia
I Love Old Magazines
Pre-1985 periodical ephemera. By the guys who bring you I Love Charts
Brooklyn, NY / Cambridge, MA
Fuck Yeah Strange Leaders
Dedicated to bringing you stories, facts, rumors, and images of the weirdest figureheads in history.
USA
Art History with Caroline Quintanar
Images & information about art history, mainly Medieval. Have a glimpse a the lesser known pieces and treasures!
Madrid, Spain