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Women & Feminism

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

National Museum of Women in the Arts

A Space of Their Own. A New Illustrated Database for Women Artists Spans the 15th to 19th Centuries. This database aims to Become the World’s best resource on the history of overlooked women artists

WARE, a French nonprofit dedicated to restoring the presence of 20th-century women artists in art history, maintains an international index of female visual artists born between 1860 and 1972. 

Gay and Lesbian

Lesbian Art History in Europe 1850-1950: Feminine Moments — Queer Feminist Art Worldwide

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.

AIDS Poster Collection.


Street Art. “Online collections and exhibitions about the history, locations and artists of street art. Part of the Google Cultural Institute.

Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall. Graffiti photos and images for research


Slavery Image Search, The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas.  The 1,280 images in this collection have been selected from a wide range of sources, most of them dating from the period of slavery.

World’s Fairs & Expositions

African American Photographs Assembled for 1900 Paris Exposition. The Paris Exposition of 1900 included a display devoted to the history and “present conditions” of African Americans.

Chicago Postcard Museum: A Century of Progress International Exposition 1933-34.

New York World’s Fair 1964-1965.

World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893: The Architects and their Buildings

Calisphere: Images specifically from the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915.

Shanghai World Fair Exposition 2010, Over 2000 exclusive photos of Expo 2010 are on ExpoMuseum’s Flickr site.