Wisco Histo
Digging into Wisconsin history through images, objects and texts from libraries, archives, museums and historical societies across the state.
Madison, WI
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
Retro Campaigns
Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.
Faded Signals
Celebrating broadcast history with vintage photos, ads, and articles.
United States
Our Presidents
One space to bring the past 13 Presidents together. Come discover behind-the-scenes history from the Presidential Libraries & Museums.
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
Great British Bioscience
Science snapshots from across the UK, funded by BBSRC
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
Plodding through the Presidents
My trek to read a biography of every US president in chronological order.
Los Angeles, CA
Art of Swords
En-garde!
Bucharest, Romania
Non-Western Historical Fashion
We showcase stunning examples of non-Western historical garments from various museums.
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
Keith Haring's Journals
Follow us for a page-a-day from Keith Haring's journals.
New York, NY
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
Classical Archaeology News
A log of news items about archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean--Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Rome. Maintained by Francesca Tronchin.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Part research library, part art museum, part gardens. Just outside Los Angeles.
San Marino, CA
C.P.
Centuries Past presents art and artifacts from the world before 1900. Experience the visions and revelations of ages past!
I Love Old Magazines
Pre-1985 periodical ephemera. By the guys who bring you I Love Charts
Brooklyn, NY / Cambridge, MA
Babylon Falling
'60s Counterculture + '90s Hip Hop. Original Scans.
Brooklyn, NY
(OvO)
"Sustained by a breath, trembling and brief..." Exploring life's ephemeral nature and how those fleeting moments are connected and shared.
Portland, OR
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
Art History with Caroline Quintanar
Images & information about art history, mainly Medieval. Have a glimpse a the lesser known pieces and treasures!
Madrid, Spain
Medium Aevum
Blog dedicated to the Middle Ages. Art, literature, architecture, music, history, geography, warfare, way of living, language and culture.
Belgrade, Serbia
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
THE PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW
Online journal & cabinet of curiosities showcasing the most interesting & unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web.
WeirdVintage
Ads, illustrations, and photographs of a vintage or antiquated nature that make you just a tad bit confused/alarmed/amused
Chicago, Illinois
Vintascope
Vintage advertising, posters, illustrations, art and ephemera from the 1800's to 1960's.
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
Getty Images Archive
Mining one of the world's greatest photography collections for the iconic, offbeat, historically relevant & behind the scenes moments.
London, NYC, Chicago, LA
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
Colophon
Highlighting collections, programs, and events from the Mandeville Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library.
La Jolla, CA
nprchives
A daily romp through the NPR archives -- starting with 1984.
Washington DC
Cardboard America
Old postcards from places both familiar and forgotten from across the United States and Canada.
Oxford, MS
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.
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!
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.
LIFE
An additional outlet for LIFE editors to show off the best and newest features of our site, from the iconic archives to breaking news in pictures.
New York, NY
Historical Nonfiction
Interesting, zany, and occasionally gruesome historical stuff.
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
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
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.
Congress in the Archives
Congress has been making history since 1789. See the documents that tell the story.
Washington, DC
@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
HISTORICITY (was already taken)
fierce historical ladies, museum politics, jewish history, historically oriented pop culture criticism, spurts of theory, and more
Soviet Postcards
Looking back through the magic glass of postcards.
Moscow, Russia
Archaeological News
The latest news and discoveries in the world of archaeology.
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Research Library
Documents, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of public transportation in Los Angeles.
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
Transforming your life with history, culture, and creativity since 1837!
South Hadley, MA
Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils
Bizarre and intriguing photographs, illustrations, and information about historical medicine, zoology, and biology.
Midwest United States
Wilson Special Collections Library
Collection highlights, exhibits, events, and behind-the-scenes views from the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC.
Chapel Hill, NC
Fuck Yeah Strange Leaders
Dedicated to bringing you stories, facts, rumors, and images of the weirdest figureheads in history.
USA
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
Palace of the Governors Photo Archives
Photos from the New Mexico History Museum collections, featuring the southwest and its peoples and cultures.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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.
The Ancient World
Ancient art, pottery, jewelry, literature, and architecture.
FuckYeahVintage-Retro
NYC. Illustration. B&W. Urban life. Cars. Stars. Art. Pinup. Decor. Kitch. 1800s @ 1970s
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
History of Engineering and Technology
Historical photographs, diagrams, patents, advertisements and other interesting imagery from all disciplines of engineering.
The Oral History Review
The Oral History Review, published by the Oral History Association, is the U.S. journal of record for the theory and practice of oral history. Its primary mission is to explore the nature and significance of oral history and advance understanding of the field among scholars, educators, practitioners, and the general public.
Madison, WI
Turn of the Century
Everything strange and beautiful from 1850s to 1920s Welcome!
Belgrade, Serbia
Haitian History
Haitian History is a tumblr blog dedicated to discussions on (but not limited to) Haiti’s political, social and intellectual history. It explores the period between 1697 and 1986.
Historical Indulgences
An eclectic collection of photographs focused mainly within the curious and often misunderstood realm of 19th century America.
Philadelphia, PA
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
The World at War
A blog about WWI and II and the interwar period, with a particular interest in the socio-sexual history of the era.
New York
Ancient Peoples
A group of Ancient History enthusiasts blogging about people, artefacts and places from all over the ancient world.
The Pattern Still Remains
Random snippets of information found in books and online.
New York, NY
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
NYPL Wire – The New York Public Library
We're The New York Public Library. We here to inspire learning, advance knowledge, & strengthen communities.
New York, NY
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.
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.
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.
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
ANCIENT ART
From the Romans to the Ancient Egyptians, see and be inspired by the art that has shaped our world.
New Zealand
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.
Houghton Library
Showcasing rare books and manuscripts from Harvard's Houghton Library, from Ancient Greece to the 20th century.
Cambridge, MA
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.
Medieval
Art, manuscripts, architecture, life from long ago.
Baltimore, MD
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
Today In British History
Today In British History is a daily look at some of the important events, people, and anniversaries of British history.
The Civil War Parlor
A blog remembering the men and women of the American Civil War.
San Diego, California
Florida Memory
Florida Memory provides free online access to historical documents, photographs, films and audio from the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Florida