Wilson Special Collections Library
Collection highlights, exhibits, events, and behind-the-scenes views from the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC.
Chapel Hill, NC
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
nprchives
A daily romp through the NPR archives -- starting with 1984.
Washington DC
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
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Part research library, part art museum, part gardens. Just outside Los Angeles.
San Marino, CA
FuckYeahVintage-Retro
NYC. Illustration. B&W. Urban life. Cars. Stars. Art. Pinup. Decor. Kitch. 1800s @ 1970s
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 Civil War Parlor
A blog remembering the men and women of the American Civil War.
San Diego, California
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
(OvO)
"Sustained by a breath, trembling and brief..." Exploring life's ephemeral nature and how those fleeting moments are connected and shared.
Portland, OR
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
National Watch & Clock Museum
Largest museum in the world tasked with presenting our shared art, history and science of time and time keeping.
Columbia, PA
History of Engineering and Technology
Historical photographs, diagrams, patents, advertisements and other interesting imagery from all disciplines of engineering.
Medium Aevum
Blog dedicated to the Middle Ages. Art, literature, architecture, music, history, geography, warfare, way of living, language and culture.
Belgrade, Serbia
Cardboard America
Old postcards from places both familiar and forgotten from across the United States and Canada.
Oxford, MS
Congress in the Archives
Congress has been making history since 1789. See the documents that tell the story.
Washington, DC
Princeton University Archives
Princeton as it was, since 1746.
Princeton, New Jersey
Our Presidents
One space to bring the past 13 Presidents together. Come discover behind-the-scenes history from the Presidential Libraries & Museums.
Historical Nonfiction
Interesting, zany, and occasionally gruesome historical stuff.
Houghton Library
Showcasing rare books and manuscripts from Harvard's Houghton Library, from Ancient Greece to the 20th century.
Cambridge, MA
Art of Swords
A blog dedicated to the history, art, craft, news of the sword, martial arts included.
United Kigdom
Art History with Caroline Quintanar
Images & information about art history, mainly Medieval. Have a glimpse a the lesser known pieces and treasures!
Madrid, Spain
Plodding through the Presidents
My trek to read a biography of every US president in chronological order.
Los Angeles, CA
C.P.
Centuries Past presents art and artifacts from the world before 1900. Experience the visions and revelations of ages past!
Faded Signals
Celebrating broadcast history with vintage photos, ads, and articles.
United States
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
Vintascope
Vintage advertising, posters, illustrations, art and ephemera from the 1800's to 1960's.
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
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
Great British Bioscience
Science snapshots from across the UK, funded by BBSRC
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Research Library
Documents, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of public transportation in Los Angeles.
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!
Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils
Bizarre and intriguing photographs, illustrations, and information about historical medicine, zoology, and biology.
Midwest 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
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
District of Columbia Africana Archives Project
The DC Africana Archives Project works to enhance access to Africana and African-American Collections @ 6 DC institutions: George Washington University Libraries, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University, Historical Society of Washington, DC Archives, DC Public Library, and the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History.
Washington, D.C
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
Florida Memory
Florida Memory provides free online access to historical documents, photographs, films and audio from the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Florida
Ancient Peoples
A group of Ancient History enthusiasts blogging about people, artefacts and places from all over the ancient world.
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
Retro Campaigns
Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.
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
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
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
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
Transforming your life with history, culture, and creativity since 1837!
South Hadley, MA
Soviet Postcards
Looking back through the magic glass of postcards.
Moscow, Russia
Archaeological News
The latest news and discoveries in the world of archaeology.
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
THE PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW
Online journal & cabinet of curiosities showcasing the most interesting & unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web.
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
Colophon
Highlighting collections, programs, and events from the Mandeville Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library.
La Jolla, CA
HISTORICITY (was already taken)
fierce historical ladies, museum politics, jewish history, historically oriented pop culture criticism, spurts of theory, and more
The Ancient World
Ancient art, pottery, jewelry, literature, and architecture.