History Workshop is a digital magazine of radical history. It has recently revamped its website. It provides free access to online image of radical digital images. It also provides access to short informative podcasts (currently featuring Corinne Fowler from the School of Museum Studies) discussing radical history topics. Some articles are available online free.
This free online resource, led by Eric Hoyt and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research provides free access to thousands of pages of old magazines and journals covering the history of film, radio and TV. It includes Hollywood trade journals and fan magazines. Also recently added are some sections on early Chinese cinema […]
Liberating Histories A new project based at Northumbria University and partnered with the Women’s Library at the LSE which explores feminist magazines from the beginning of the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1968 to the present day. It will be developing class resources for teachers and linking to digital archives. It is also aiming to develop […]
A historic database of advertisements from Woman’s Exponent newspaper from 1872-1914, made available free online from Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library and Utah Digital Newspapers. It is possible to browse by date or industry. Includes many contemporary ads targeted at a female audience including clothes, fashion, education, and travel.
A resource created to commemorate the centenary of this key magazine which is crucial for understanding the development of feminism and women’s rights in the UK. It is directed by Catherine Clay Associate Professor in Feminist and Literary Studies at Nottingham Trent University. Time and Tide was launched in May 1920 and was unique in being […]
New from Columbia University, this collection of website snapshots of American womens magazines, At the moment there are 9 covering from 2017 onwards. Titles include: Seventeen, Glamour and Teen Vogue as well as the more academic Womens History Network website. It is possible to search or browse. Includes beauty and fashion features including advertising.
Queer Zine Archive Project – QZAP Originally founded by Milo Miller and Chris Wilde in Milwaukee. Now several thousand of these self-created items covering sex, sexuality and gender are browsable online. Browse by date, subject or search by keyword. A great source for understanding LGBT+ lives in the words and experiences of the community themselves. […]
Worth revisiting. Free access via this great site to a downloadable collection of over 34,000 digitized magazines and other monthly publications. They can be sorted by title or date. The oldest ones are from the 18th Century. Classics such as the Strand magazine, historic Cuban magazines and newspapers and old copies of computing magazines and […]
Spare Rib was a leading women’s liberation periodicals of the 1970s. You can view the full archive online via the British Library website. There are links to that archive on the Sociology https://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/subjects/sociology and the Media and Communication https://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/subjects/media subject pages. Paper issues are held by the Women’s Library@LSE The first issue cost 17.5 pence . It […]
A visual archive which draws upon resources taken from the Database of Mid-Victorian Illustration and The Illustration Archive. Themed sections on rational dress and bloomers, sports wear, work clothes, work and war explore the history of womens dress changes in the 19th/ 20th century and their relationship with women’s rights and feminism. See these marvellous 19th […]