Friday, March 20, 2009

40 Days of Social History Websites

I'm posting the first 40 days worth of links, of a total of 100 days, of Social History Websites. This is a series I am posting to Twitter daily. These websites are can help inform your knowledge of what life was like for our ancestors. Afterall, that's what makes genealogy fun!

A Pictorial History of Kentucky Coal Mining

France in the Age of Les Miserables

Old Magazines

Sears Archive

What 19th Century Kids Read

Picture This” Depression Era

Agriculture and Farm Machinery

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Car History


Recipe Curio

What did you do in the war Grandma?

The Victorian Era Online

How to Make Moonshine

American Century Project

World War I and II Posters

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

America’s Quilting History

Working in the Lowell Mills

Victorian Calling Cards

Fashion Era

David Rumsey Map Collection

Medieval Technology and American History

National Museum of Funeral History

Past and Present Railroad Job Descriptions

Index of UK Portrait and Studio Photographers 1840-1950

History of Tinker Toys

History of Girl Scout Cookies

History of Furniture

Hairstyle History

Utopian Communities

Menu Collection

Old Catalogs

Sewer History

Brownie Camera History

Vintage Stuff

19th Century Sunday School Books

19th Century Inventions and Patents of African-Americans

19th Century Schoolbooks

18th and 19th Century Nicknames

1 comment:

Judith Richards Shubert said...

Great idea, Gena! I will come back often to check out another of these sites.