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Unidentified photographersRiver Baptisms, c. 1880-1930.These...

Unidentified photographersRiver Baptisms, c. 1880-1930. These outdoor communal rites were public displays of faith, practiced by thousands of Protestants, and witnessed by whole communities. A...

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“Now M-H Electrons are at war, performing miracles in planes,...

“Now M-H Electrons are at war, performing miracles in planes, tanks and ships for our armed forces. These same miracles… will be available to home-owners everywhere after peace comes.” Better Homes and...

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Auguste Herbin“Still Life with Lamp,” 1905.

Auguste Herbin“Still Life with Lamp,” 1905.

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A nice chicken I encountered in the margins of a Haggadah, the...

A nice chicken I encountered in the margins of a Haggadah, the ‘Ashkenazi Haggadah,’ with commentaries attributed to Eleazar Ben Judah of Worms, c. 1430. The British Library

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Trecheng Breth Féne, “The Triads of Ireland,” 100.

Trecheng Breth Féne, “The Triads of Ireland,” 100.

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"Most people cut down to two meals, or even one when winter set in. Thus...

“Most people cut down to two meals, or even one when winter set in. Thus undernourished they moved about as little as possible and tried to conserve their strength until spring… The big problem facing...

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"Our ancestors were of the opinion that the circle of the whole world was...

“Our ancestors were of the opinion that the circle of the whole world was surrounded by the girdle of Ocean on three sides. Its three parts they called Asia, Europe and Africa. Concerning this...

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"[Dicineus] urged them to contemplate the twelve signs and the courses of the...

“[Dicineus] urged them to contemplate the twelve signs and the courses of the planets passing through them, and the whole of astronomy. He told them how the disc of the moon gains increase or suffers...

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“A FEMALE LONGSHOREMAN —She Dresses Like a Man, Works Hard and...

“A FEMALE LONGSHOREMAN —She Dresses Like a Man, Works Hard and Is a Pugilist” Los Angeles Herald, No. 163, March 12, 1899.

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unhistorical: Jon LandauOriginal liner notes from Aretha...

unhistorical: Jon LandauOriginal liner notes from Aretha Franklin’s Lady Soul, 1968.  / David Gahr“Aretha Franklin,” Atlantic Studios, 1968. Happy birthday Diva 🎂🎈

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"In 1915 Upton Sinclair, then at the pinnacle of his fame, had come to live...

“In 1915 Upton Sinclair, then at the pinnacle of his fame, had come to live in Pasadena. Learning of the disturbances at San Pedro, Mr. Sinclair announced that he intended to speak at Liberty Hill… On...

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Land Day commemorations have long been replete with symbolism...

Land Day commemorations have long been replete with symbolism of Palestinians’ cultural heritage and relationships with the land and landscapes. One such symbol is the anemone coronaria or poppy...

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Mona Saudi Covers for Palestinian Affairs magazine, 1976; PLO...

Mona Saudi Covers for Palestinian Affairs magazine, 1976; PLO Post Card Series - Tenth Anniversary of the Intilaqa, 1975 [Curator’s note: This poster/card marks the tenth anniversary of the launching...

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Russell Lee Fruit farmer and his son. Placer County,...

Russell Lee Fruit farmer and his son. Placer County, California, 1940. Library of Congress: Farm Security Administration

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Unknown photographerPhotographic portrait of Chinese American...

Unknown photographerPhotographic portrait of Chinese American man, Old Chinatown, Los Angeles, 1902. The Huntington

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Arthur RothsteinMigrant laborers and children living on a Farm...

Arthur RothsteinMigrant laborers and children living on a Farm Security Administration labor camp, Robstown, Texas, 1942.  Library of Congress

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Ernest Marquez CollectionMothers and children, Old Chinatown,...

Ernest Marquez CollectionMothers and children, Old Chinatown, Los Angeles, 1915. The Huntington

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Jack DelanoPosters advertising the sideshow at the Rutland Fair,...

Jack DelanoPosters advertising the sideshow at the Rutland Fair, Rutland, Vermont, 1941. Library of Congress

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unhistorical:Blue (1993), Derek Jarman[LGBTQ History Month] Blue...

unhistorical: Blue (1993), Derek Jarman [LGBTQ History Month] Blue (1993) was British filmmaker Derek Jarman’s final feature-length film before his death in 1994 of an AIDS-related illness. Blue...

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Cora Latz and Etta Perkins were a lesbian couple who met in 1972...

Cora Latz and Etta Perkins were a lesbian couple who met in 1972 and were together until Perkins’ death in 1998. In 1973, they held a commitment ceremony; in 1998, they privately renewed their vows...

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