Sunday, April 12, 2009

60 Days of Social History Links

The following are the 60 links I've posted daily to Twitter as part of my 100 Days of Social History. The idea behind social history is to make you genealogy more interesting by understanding you ancestor in their place in time and what it was like for them in their own era.

I post links daily to Twitter, so feel free to follow me there. I am listed under genaortega.

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

18th Century History

Immigration Map

How to Build a Log Cabin

History of Mortgages

Salem Witch Trails

Pets in America

History of American Education

Women’s History Cyber Exhibits

Civil War Hospitals

The 1950’s

Tax History Museum

Historic Medical Terms

American Migration Routes

Victorian Entertainment

Common Place

Online Guide to Traditional Games

Reading Old Handwriting

19th Century Love and Marriage

Timeline on Garbage

Social History of Children’s Literature

2 comments: said...

Hey, friend, what about the music?? Let me know if you want some links for that!!

Gena Philibert Ortega said...

Two heads are always better than one! Bring on the links.