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
Historical Indulgences
An eclectic collection of photographs focused mainly within the curious and often misunderstood realm of 19th century America.
Philadelphia, PA
THE PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW
Online journal & cabinet of curiosities showcasing the most interesting & unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web.
Colophon
Highlighting collections, programs, and events from the Mandeville Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library.
La Jolla, CA
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.
Keith Haring's Journals
Follow us for a page-a-day from Keith Haring's journals.
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
Art History with Caroline Quintanar
Images & information about art history, mainly Medieval. Have a glimpse a the lesser known pieces and treasures!
Madrid, Spain
HISTORICITY (was already taken)
fierce historical ladies, museum politics, jewish history, historically oriented pop culture criticism, spurts of theory, and more
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
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.
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
History of Engineering and Technology
Historical photographs, diagrams, patents, advertisements and other interesting imagery from all disciplines of engineering.
Our Presidents
One space to bring the past 13 Presidents together. Come discover behind-the-scenes history from the Presidential Libraries & Museums.
Vintascope
Vintage advertising, posters, illustrations, art and ephemera from the 1800's to 1960's.
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
Congress in the Archives
Congress has been making history since 1789. See the documents that tell the story.
Washington, DC
Great British Bioscience
Science snapshots from across the UK, funded by BBSRC
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.
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
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!
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.
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
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.
C.P.
Centuries Past presents art and artifacts from the world before 1900. Experience the visions and revelations of ages past!
Retro Campaigns
Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.
The Digs: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
We excavate compelling stories and never-digitalized-before photographs from the Post-Gazette’s archive.
Pittsburgh
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
FuckYeahVintage-Retro
NYC. Illustration. B&W. Urban life. Cars. Stars. Art. Pinup. Decor. Kitch. 1800s @ 1970s
Historical Nonfiction
Interesting, zany, and occasionally gruesome historical stuff.
Wisco Histo
Digging into Wisconsin history through images, objects and texts from libraries, archives, museums and historical societies across the state.
Madison, WI
ANCIENT ART
From the Romans to the Ancient Egyptians, see and be inspired by the art that has shaped our world.
New Zealand
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.
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
@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
Houghton Library
Showcasing rare books and manuscripts from Harvard's Houghton Library, from Ancient Greece to the 20th century.
Cambridge, MA
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
(OvO)
"Sustained by a breath, trembling and brief..." Exploring life's ephemeral nature and how those fleeting moments are connected and shared.
Portland, OR
Babylon Falling
'60s Counterculture + '90s Hip Hop. Original Scans.
Brooklyn, NY
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.
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
Wilson Special Collections Library
Collection highlights, exhibits, events, and behind-the-scenes views from the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC.
Chapel Hill, NC
Medieval
Art, manuscripts, architecture, life from long ago.
Baltimore, MD
Today In British History
Today In British History is a daily look at some of the important events, people, and anniversaries of British history.
Medium Aevum
Blog dedicated to the Middle Ages. Art, literature, architecture, music, history, geography, warfare, way of living, language and culture.
Belgrade, Serbia
WeirdVintage
Ads, illustrations, and photographs of a vintage or antiquated nature that make you just a tad bit confused/alarmed/amused
Chicago, Illinois
Archaeological News
The latest news and discoveries in the world of archaeology.
I Love Old Magazines
Pre-1985 periodical ephemera. By the guys who bring you I Love Charts
Brooklyn, NY / Cambridge, MA
The Cartography Collective
A cartophile's curated collection of maps from throughout the ages.
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
Classical Archaeology News
A log of news items about archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean--Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Rome. Maintained by Francesca Tronchin.
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
Transforming your life with history, culture, and creativity since 1837!
South Hadley, MA
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Part research library, part art museum, part gardens. Just outside Los Angeles.
San Marino, CA
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 Civil War Parlor
A blog remembering the men and women of the American Civil War.
San Diego, California
Non-Western Historical Fashion
We showcase stunning examples of non-Western historical garments from various museums.
Ancient Peoples
A group of Ancient History enthusiasts blogging about people, artefacts and places from all over the ancient world.
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
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
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Research Library
Documents, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of public transportation in Los Angeles.
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.
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.
Soviet Postcards
Looking back through the magic glass of postcards.
Moscow, Russia
Cardboard America
Old postcards from places both familiar and forgotten from across the United States and Canada.
Oxford, MS
Art of Swords
En-garde!
Bucharest, Romania
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
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
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 Pattern Still Remains
Random snippets of information found in books and online.
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
Florida Memory
Florida Memory provides free online access to historical documents, photographs, films and audio from the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Florida
Unhistorical
Day-by-day reflections on history and culture.
California
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.
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.
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