Your daily dose of gems from the Newsweek archives.
Centuries of Advice and Advertisements
A look at the quaint, misguided, and yet often surprisingly still useful advice and ads of the past.
Burnéd Shoés - From A to B and Back Again
Most organized blog on Tumblr! Category search function: Artists by name, Photobooks, History, PhotoQuiz a.m.m.
Eff Yeah Asian History
Blog dedicated to Asian History - From Modern to Ancient; covering people, places, events, art, and architecture.
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
All Founding Fathers, all the time, with a generous extra helping of Alexander Hamilton. History to be enjoyed without taking it too seriously.
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
I'm a film location scout. My job is to stare at New York City. I write about what I see.
New York, NY
Classical Archaeology News
A log of news items about archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean--Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Rome. Maintained by Francesca Tronchin.
Our grandparents were heroes. Really! They were! We blog about their exploits during WWII, and the war's impact on just about everything.
Naval Historical Foundation
Since 1926 the Naval Historical Foundation has educated Americans about naval history and the importance of U.S. sea power.
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.
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 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.
The Civil War Parlor
A blog remembering the men and women of the American Civil War.
San Diego, California
An eclectic collection of photographs focused mainly within the curious and often misunderstood realm of 19th century America.
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
Significant and not-so-significant events from Minnesota's most unappreciated decade
Blog dedicated to the Middle Ages. Art, literature, architecture, music, history, geography, warfare, way of living, language and culture.
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.
"Sustained by a breath, trembling and brief..." Exploring life's ephemeral nature and how those fleeting moments are connected and shared.
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Research Library
Documents, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of public transportation in Los Angeles.
Vintage advertising, posters, illustrations, art and ephemera from the 1800's to 1960's.
Interesting, zany, and occasionally gruesome historical stuff.
Art History with Caroline Quintanar
Images & information about art history, mainly Medieval. Have a glimpse a the lesser known pieces and treasures!
A galvanizing selection of images from the vaults of the Exploratorium, San Francisco's museum of science, art, and human perception.
San Francisco, CA
Photos from the Library and Archives Canada (LAC), which holds approximately 30 million photographs from various public and private sources.
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.
LBJ Time Machine
Experience the life and legacy of our 36th President. Also starring Lady Bird, Vietnam, civil rights, hippies, and beagles!
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
FUCK YEAH CHARLES II
Celebration, discussion, and occasional fangirling of the Merry Monarch himself, Charles II of England.
Art of Swords
Digging into Wisconsin history through images, objects and texts from libraries, archives, museums and historical societies across the state.
The Pattern Still Remains
Random snippets of information found in books and online.
New York, NY
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.
From the Romans to the Ancient Egyptians, see and be inspired by the art that has shaped our world.
I Love Old Magazines
Pre-1985 periodical ephemera. By the guys who bring you I Love Charts
Brooklyn, NY / Cambridge, MA
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.
Day-by-day reflections on history and culture.
Black In History
Curating the names of influential Black Americans, past & present, and giving them recognition. Because Black History is American History.
HISTORICITY (was already taken)
historical philosophy, fierce historical ladies, ancient history, jewish history, public historical ethics and politics, and everything in between.
Fuck Yeah Strange Leaders
Dedicated to bringing you stories, facts, rumors, and images of the weirdest figureheads in history.
Latin American History, F*ck Yeah!
Latin American & Caribbean history. All day, every day.
Congress in the Archives
Congress has been making history since 1789. See the documents that tell the story.
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.
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
Art, manuscripts, architecture, life from long ago.
The latest news in archaeology.
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.
A group of Ancient History enthusiasts blogging about people, artefacts and places from all over the ancient world.
History Of Europe
Basically anything connected to European history - from the very beginnings to now. "You must always know the past, for there is no real Was, there is only Is." - William Faulkner
Harry Ransom Center on Tumblr
The Harry Ransom Center is a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.
Non-Western Historical Fashion
We showcase stunning examples of non-Western historical garments from various museums.
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.
Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils
Bizarre and intriguing photographs, illustrations, and information about historical medicine, zoology, and biology.
Midwest United States
Turn of the Century
Everything strange and beautiful from 1850s to 1920s Welcome!
History of Engineering and Technology
Historical photographs, diagrams, patents, advertisements and other interesting imagery from all disciplines of engineering.
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.
One space to bring the past 13 Presidents together. Come discover behind-the-scenes history from the Presidential Libraries & Museums.
Md. Historical Society Photographs
Photograph collections of the Maryland Historical Society, ca. 1840-present day.
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
The Pittsburgh History Journal
Pittsburgh’s industrial history, social register, academics, art and architecture.
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.
Centuries Past presents art and artifacts from the world before 1900. Experience the visions and revelations of ages past!
HISTORIFUL is a visual dedication to the splendor and lost charm of Old Hollywood glamour, vintage style, and popular culture.
Los Angeles, CA
Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.
Another feed to feed.
Occasional ramblings about what's happening in the life of a conservator at a Vermont museum.
'60s Counterculture + '90s Hip Hop. Original Scans.