Monday, May 11, 2009

80 Social History Websites

I am now up to 80 social history websites (out of 100 promised) that I have been posting on Twitter, almost daily. Here's a recap of all 80 Social History Websites. I hope they help you with your research or give you a better idea of your ancestor's time.

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

Folk Music

Pioneer Women

Colonial Firefighting

Early America

Ephemera Society of America

Western New York Railroad Archive

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Godey’s Lady’s Book

Vintage Ads

Telephone Museum

Plagues and Epidemics

Old West History

Antique Homes

Sewing Machine History

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses

Fraternal Insurance Organizations

Story of Farming

Letter Writing

American Labor Unions Research Guide

Shorpy Photo Archive


Amy said...

This is so great. Thanks for doing it!

Reference Services said...

What a great list!

Here another possiblility: