The Autry Museum of the American West wants to document history in real-time by collecting objects and experiences from this quarantine period.
The new Archivist in a Backpack project from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill equips community partners with tools to start material and oral history archives.
The show offers rich historical materials, but little contextualization or insight into its relevance for our current political moment.
Among the wax cylinders in UC Berkeley’s Hearst Museum of Anthropology are songs and spoken-word recordings in 78 indigenous languages of California.
The Sugar Hill Gang, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, and other hip-hop pioneers feature in the newly digitized material from Cornell University.
The George Eastman Museum’s Technicolor Online Research Archive has newly digitized documents from 1914 to 1955, chronicling the development of Technicolor film.
Stanford University’s Global Medieval Sourcebook is a new online compendium of English translations for overlooked Middle Ages texts.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s new digital archive features playbills, photographs, videos, audio, and ephemera from a century and a half of theatrical history.
The Brooklyn Historical Society’s oral historian discusses the museum’s new online platform for audio.
Launched in February by Frank Cifaldi, the Video Game History Foundation is racing to preserve ephemeral gaming material and the physical documentation of video games.
An exhibition at Nurture Art features evolving collections of art and testimony from people too often left out of official histories.
Europeana Radio is a new platform to access thousands of historic tracks from audio collections in European libraries, universities, and other institutions.