The Digs: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
We excavate compelling stories and never-digitalized-before photographs from the Post-Gazette’s archive.
Pittsburgh
Congress in the Archives
Congress has been making history since 1789. See the documents that tell the story.
Washington, DC
FuckYeahVintage-Retro
NYC. B&W. Illustration. Urban life. Ads. Cars. Stars. Art. Pinup. Decor. Kitch. 1900s @ 1970s
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.
History of Engineering and Technology
Historical photographs, diagrams, patents, advertisements and other interesting imagery from all disciplines of engineering.
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
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
Historical Indulgences
An eclectic collection of photographs focused mainly within the curious and often misunderstood realm of 19th century America.
Philadelphia, PA
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
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
Colophon
Highlighting collections, programs, and events from the Mandeville Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library.
La Jolla, CA
The Civil War Parlor
A blog remembering the men and women of the American Civil War.
San Diego, California
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.
@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
ANCIENT ART
From the Romans to the Ancient Egyptians, see and be inspired by the art that has shaped our world.
New Zealand
Historical Nonfiction
Interesting, zany, and occasionally gruesome historical stuff.
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.
HISTORICITY (was already taken)
fierce historical ladies, museum politics, jewish history, historically oriented pop culture criticism, spurts of theory, and more
Ancient Peoples
A group of Ancient History enthusiasts blogging about people, artefacts and places from all over the ancient world.
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
Medieval
Art, manuscripts, architecture, life from long ago.
Baltimore, MD
HISTORIFUL
HISTORIFUL is a visual dedication to the splendor and lost charm of Old Hollywood glamour, vintage style, and popular culture.
Los Angeles, CA
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
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
(OvO)
"Sustained by a breath, trembling and brief..." Exploring life's ephemeral nature and how those fleeting moments are connected and shared.
Portland, OR
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
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.
Vintascope
Vintage advertising, posters, illustrations, art and ephemera from the 1800's to 1960's.
C.P.
Centuries Past presents art and artifacts from the world before 1900. Experience the visions and revelations of ages past!
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
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
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
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
Transforming your life with history, culture, and creativity since 1837!
South Hadley, MA
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 Pattern Still Remains
Random snippets of information found in books and online.
New York, NY
WeirdVintage
Ads, illustrations, and photographs of a vintage or antiquated nature that make you just a tad bit confused/alarmed/amused
Chicago, Illinois
Founding Fatherfest
All Founding Fathers, all the time, with a generous extra helping of Alexander Hamilton. History to be enjoyed without taking it too seriously.
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.
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
Art of Swords
En-garde!
Bucharest, Romania
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Research Library
Documents, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of public transportation in Los Angeles.
Retro Campaigns
Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.
Medium Aevum
Blog dedicated to the Middle Ages. Art, literature, architecture, music, history, geography, warfare, way of living, language and culture.
Belgrade, Serbia
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.
LBJ Time Machine
Experience the life and legacy of our 36th President. Also starring Lady Bird, Vietnam, civil rights, hippies, and beagles!
Austin, TX
Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils
Bizarre and intriguing photographs, illustrations, and information about historical medicine, zoology, and biology.
Midwest United States
Cardboard America
Old postcards from places both familiar and forgotten from across the United States and Canada.
Oxford, MS
Great British Bioscience
Science snapshots from across the UK, funded by BBSRC
Florida Memory
Florida Memory provides free online access to historical documents, photographs, films and audio from the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Florida
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
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.
Soviet Postcards
Looking back through the magic glass of postcards.
Moscow, Russia
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.
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
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
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
Today In British History
Today In British History is a daily look at some of the important events, people, and anniversaries of British history.
Association of Centers for the Study of Congress
The Association of Centers for the Study of Congress is an alliance of organizations and institutions that promote the study of the U.S. Congress.
Nigerian Nostalgia Project
Collecting vintage photographs and videos depicting scenes and people from Nigeria between the mid-19th century and 1980.
Lagos, Nigeria
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Part research library, part art museum, part gardens. Just outside Los Angeles.
San Marino, CA
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
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
Our Presidents
One space to bring the past 13 Presidents together. Come discover behind-the-scenes history from the Presidential Libraries & Museums.
Wilson Special Collections Library
Collection highlights, exhibits, events, and behind-the-scenes views from the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC.
Chapel Hill, NC
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!
Archaeological News
The latest news and discoveries in the world of archaeology.
The Ancient World
Ancient art, pottery, jewelry, literature, and architecture.
Wisco Histo
Digging into Wisconsin history through images, objects and texts from libraries, archives, museums and historical societies across the state.
Madison, WI
Art History with Caroline Quintanar
Images & information about art history, mainly Medieval. Have a glimpse a the lesser known pieces and treasures!
Madrid, Spain
Babylon Falling
'60s Counterculture + '90s Hip Hop. Original Scans.
Brooklyn, NY
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.
Eff Yeah Asian History
Blog dedicated to Asian History - From Modern to Ancient; covering people, places, events, art, and architecture.
Tempe, AZ
Unhistorical
Day-by-day reflections on history and culture.
California
I Love Old Magazines
Pre-1985 periodical ephemera. By the guys who bring you I Love Charts
Brooklyn, NY / Cambridge, MA
THE PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW
Online journal & cabinet of curiosities showcasing the most interesting & unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web.