Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Little Italy: 1900
High-resolution vintage photo archive with thousands of HD images.
America 1870-1920 | NetHugs.com
Great quality old photos that make you feel like you're there. An excellent Photo history lesson.
The surprising ages of the Founding Fathers on July 4, 1776...
For the Journal of the American Revolution, Todd Andrlik compiled a list of the ages of the key participants in the Revolutionary
D-Day to Victory
D-Day to Victory presents a fully immersive web experience with powerful compilation of accounts told by WWII veterans.
The History of High-Value U.S. Currency: The Bills That...
In our latest infographic, Credit Sesame takes a look at the history of high-value currency in the United States. Find out the printing history on the $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000 and even the $100,000 dollar bill!
6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America...
It turns out our teachers, Hollywood and whoever we got our Thanksgiving mythology from (Big Turkey?) all made America's origin story far more boring than it actually was for some very disturbing reasons.
Net Worth of American Presidents vs. National Debt
This infographic shows the U.S. presidentsâ€™ private debt and the U.S. public debt fluctuating over the years. Public debt reached more than $14 trillion this month.
The 5 Most Badass Presidents of All-Time
As you prepare to spend a long weekend enjoying Presidential Savings on mattresses and used Toyotas, take a moment to acknowledge five presidents who kicked more ass than an action hero.
vintage everyday: Photos of Washington D.C. ca. 1860
Why Didn't We Listen To Teddy Roosevelt Over 100 Years Ago?...
The well-known Republican nailed it in a report to Congress in 1906.
The History Place - Child Labor in America: Investigative...
Curiosities: Rare World War II Photos
Gettysburg Animated Map
Civil War Letters Collection
A selection of original Civil War correspondence between soldiers from the battlefields and their family members and friends on the homefront.
The Best Insults In History
Winston Churchill The extremely witty and much-loved British Prime Minister Winston Churchill tops the list with his verbal spat with Lady Astor. The conservative dame forever admonished Churchill for his cigars and alcohol habits, and ...
Browse The NYPL Digital Picture Collection(P)
the web site of The New York Public Library Mid-Manhattan Library Digital Picture Collection.
The History Place
Presidents before and after their term(s)
An Oklahoma School Discovers 100-Year-Old Chalkboard Drawings...
Oklahoma City Public Schools While undergoing renovations last week, workers at Emerson High School in Oklahoma City made a surprising discovery: when removing several old chalkboards they found an even older set of chalkboards hidden in the walls. A...
vintage everyday: The Wild West in 19th Century Photographs...
A People's History of the United States@Everything2.com
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Iron Butterfly: 1943
Thomas Paine, Liberty's Hated Torchbearer
As the 18th century's most influential political pamphleteer, Paine's reputation was born with the American Revolution he was largely responsible for creating, and he wanted to spend his last years among people with whom he shared a passion f...
Drunk History Vol. 5 w/ Will Ferrell, Don Cheadle & Zooey...
Watch the story of how the friendship of Abraham Lincoln (Will Ferrell) and Frederick Douglass (Don Cheadle) overcame the slavery movement and the racism that existed in their day. Mary Todd Lincoln (Zooey Deschanel) also stars in this epic re-telli...
Researchers Study "Rogue Waves" Thought to Have Sunk the...
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive
Seeing the Great Depression
A new project from Yale invites viewers to explore some 175,000 images of America in the 1930s and '40s.
Through Blood and Fire At Gettysburg
Vietnam Army Zippos
The Bancroft Library Presents: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake...
Original photographs from the Civil War
Truman Library: The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb Online...
Salem Witch MuseumSalem Witch Museum - Salem, Massachusetts...
The Salem Witch Museum presents the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, one of the most important and tragic events in American history.
Soldier's Vocabulary List
WGBH American Experience
TV's most-watched history series airs on PBS and has a library of over 250 documentaries.
The Umbrella Man at Dealey Plaza - Kennedy Assassination...
Short Film by Errol Morris starring Josiah 'Tink' Thompson Testifying before the HSCA, Witt [the umbrella man] said: "I think if the Guinness Book of World Records had a category for people who were at the wrong place at the wrong time, doing the wr...
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Win A Seat - Then Pick A Seat
Where the Tradition of Yelling "Geronimo" When Jumping Out...
Digital Posters (U.S. Produced WWII Posters) at the Virtual...
Relics of America's youth: Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas...
Way back in 1825, with the revolutionary war 49 years past and the purchase of Florida from Spain only 5 years gone, America still very much feared attack by a foreign power. Inspectors were sent to the Dry Tortugas in the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico...
Badass of the Week: Dudley Morton
The ultimate list of all badasses past and present.
Welcome to LostLabor.com
Images of Vanished American Workers 1900-1980. A selection of 155 photographs excerpted from a collection of more than 1100 company histories, pamphlets, and technical brochures documenting America's business and corporate industrial history
Save Ellis Island
Save Ellis Island's mission is to preserve the historic hospital buildings on Ellis Island. Our goal is to encourage an understanding of immigration in a globalized world, a story that has always been a part of American history.
This Day in Quotes: "Facts are stubborn things"
10 Things You May Not Know About Richard Nixon
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richard Nixon, explore 10 surprising facts about America's 37th president.