- Photographs from the Chicago Daily News:1902-1933, Chicago Historical Society
55,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933. From the Library of Congress American Memory project.
- Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Color Photographs
Approximately 1,600 color photographs that depict life in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands 1939 - 1944. Available on Flickr through the Library of Congress. More about the FSAC collection. About the Library of Congress Flickr project.
- Past Imperfect
Smithsonian blog about "history with all the interesting bits left in." See also their "blogroll" of other interesting history blogs.
- Newseum front page for Monday, July 21, 1969
Front pages from around the U.S. the day Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon.
- North Carolina History, from NCPedia
This online encyclopedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people, and culture. Coordinated and managed by the Government and Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina
- American Experience
Over 1,500 features from more than 110 American Experience websites -- including timelines, primary sources, teacher's guides, maps, galleries, interactives, video, and more. From PBS. Watch American Experience videos through NC Live for free. Topics include America 1900; The Crash of 1929; "Monkey Trials" (the 1925 Scopes trial); Rachel Carson's Silent Spring; and more.
Here are a few examples of social media being used to track / show history. Pick your social media of choice and search for "history" or "U.S. history" or "newspapers" to see what comes up.
- History through the newspapers on Pinterest
A brief collection of photographs of newspaper front pages for various dates in history.
- John Quincy Adams on Twitter
Line-a-day diary entries of John Quincy Adams, beginning with his journey to Russia on 5 August 1809. A project of the Massachusetts Historical Society.
See also hashtag #OnThisDay for tweets about what happened on this day in history.
- Retro Campaigns on Tumblr
Annotated photographs of various U.S. political events, including Teddy Roosevelt, Teddy Kennedy, and Millard Fillmore.
See also PBSThisDayInHistory on Tumblr.
- UNC's Carolina Digital Library and Archives on Facebook
The CDLA builds and stewards digital collections at UNC; they post interesting items from their collection to Facebook several times a week.
Radio Broadcasting in N.C.
image from NCpedia.