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.
Looking back through the magic glass of postcards.
The Civil War Parlor
A blog remembering the men and women of the American Civil War.
San Diego, California
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"
Significant and not-so-significant events from Minnesota's most unappreciated decade
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.
Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.
Photos from the Library and Archives Canada (LAC), which holds approximately 30 million photographs from various public and private sources.
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
Art of Swords
One space to bring the past 13 Presidents together. Come discover behind-the-scenes history from the Presidential Libraries & Museums.
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
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
Lapham's Quarterly is a literary journal that collects the best fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and essays from over four thousand years of history.
New York, NY
Art, manuscripts, architecture, life from long ago.
The latest news in archaeology.
The Ancient World
Ancient art, pottery, jewelry, literature, and architecture.
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
Interesting, zany, and occasionally gruesome historical stuff.
Obit of the Day
Obit of the Day looks at the famous, infamous, not-so-famous, and unique lives that have shuffled off this mortal coil. Most popular obituary blog on Tumblr.
Vintage advertising, posters, illustrations, art and ephemera from the 1800's to 1960's.
OMG that Artifact!
Where art, history, and anthropology collide.
Tampa, Florida, USA
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.
Congress in the Archives
Congress has been making history since 1789. See the documents that tell the story.
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Research Library
Documents, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of public transportation in Los Angeles.
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 Foes!
History is populated by the most vile individuals - help us put their reputation in the gutter where it belongs! All historical-figure shaming welcome.
Day-by-day reflections on history and culture.
Harry Ransom Center on Tumblr
The Harry Ransom Center is a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.
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
Centuries of Advice and Advertisements
A look at the quaint, misguided, and yet often surprisingly still useful advice and ads of the past.
History of Engineering and Technology
Historical photographs, diagrams, patents, advertisements and other interesting imagery from all disciplines of engineering.
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
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.
Blog dedicated to the Middle Ages. Art, literature, architecture, music, history, geography, warfare, way of living, language and culture.
Nigerian Nostalgia Project
Collecting vintage photographs and videos depicting scenes and people from Nigeria between the mid-19th century and 1980.
I'm a film location scout. My job is to stare at New York City. I write about what I see.
New York, NY
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.
HISTORIFUL is a visual dedication to the splendor and lost charm of Old Hollywood glamour, vintage style, and popular culture.
Los Angeles, CA
An eclectic collection of photographs focused mainly within the curious and often misunderstood realm of 19th century America.
Naval Historical Foundation
Since 1926 the Naval Historical Foundation has educated Americans about naval history and the importance of U.S. sea power.
Latin American History, F*ck Yeah!
Latin American & Caribbean history.
Our grandparents were heroes. Really! They were! We blog about their exploits during WWII, and the war's impact on just about everything.
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.
The Pattern Still Remains
Random snippets of information found in books and online.
New York, NY
LBJ Time Machine
Experience the life and legacy of our 36th President. Also starring Lady Bird, Vietnam, civil rights, hippies, and beagles!
Centuries Past presents art and artifacts from the world before 1900. Experience the visions and revelations of ages past!
'60s Counterculture + '90s Hip Hop. Original Scans.
Bitchy. Historical. Gossip.
Digging into Wisconsin history through images, objects and texts from libraries, archives, museums and historical societies across the state.
I Love Old Magazines
Pre-1985 periodical ephemera. By the guys who bring you I Love Charts
Brooklyn, NY / Cambridge, MA
Black In History
Curating the names of influential Black Americans, past & present, and giving them recognition. Because Black History is American History.
A group of Ancient History enthusiasts blogging about people, artefacts and places from all over the ancient world.
Md. Historical Society Photographs
Photograph collections of the Maryland Historical Society, ca. 1840-present day.
All Founding Fathers, all the time, with a generous extra helping of Alexander Hamilton. History to be enjoyed without taking it too seriously.
Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils
Bizarre and intriguing photographs, illustrations, and information about historical medicine, zoology, and biology.
Midwest United States
Non-Western Historical Fashion
We showcase stunning examples of non-Western historical garments from various museums.
Eff Yeah Asian History
Blog dedicated to Asian History - From Modern to Ancient; covering people, places, events, art, and architecture.
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.
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.
Art History with Caroline Quintanar
Images & information about art history, mainly Medieval. Have a glimpse a the lesser known pieces and treasures!
HISTORICITY (was already taken)
historical philosophy, fierce historical ladies, ancient history, jewish history, public historical ethics and politics, and everything in between.
From the Romans to the Ancient Egyptians, see and be inspired by the art that has shaped our world.
Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles
Scenes from the lost City of Angels, from the pueblo of the 1800's to the Mid-Century Modern mecca of 1965.
Los Angeles, CA
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.
"Sustained by a breath, trembling and brief..." Exploring life's ephemeral nature and how those fleeting moments are connected and shared.
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