|Life in Grayscale|
Presenting vintage photos from Flickr in an interesting way.
|London for Free|
Free things to see, get and do in London.
Lookbackmaps is a simple, yet robust way of visually organizing, exploring and engaging in history and historical photographs through web and mobile-based maps.
A simple app to remember must-visit restaurants. Whether you hear about a new place from a friend, blog, or by walking by, Matchbook will help you remember it later.
Where were you during significant moments in history? Share your story.
|Monuments: Diversity, Democracy and Freedom|
This map and table application displays historical and cultural monuments in Los Angeles, with a focus on monuments that celebrate diversity, democracy, and freedom. Includes descriptions and Flickr photos for over 900 monuments.
This is the 3rd in the "moveable" series, that started with Moveable Weather, and then moved on to Moveable Tides. This time, this Tropo/Google Latitude/Wikipedia mashup reads to from Wikipedia pages about places registered on the National Registry of Historic Places. (U.S only). You can surf virtually, or actually visit the locations with your GPS-enabled phone.
|Wikipedia, Voxeo, Tropo, GoogleLatitude|
|NY Times TimesMachine|
A collection of full-page image scans of the newspaper from 1851–1922. Organized chronologically and navigated by a simple calendar interface, TimesMachine provides a unique way to traverse the historical archives of The New York Times.
|Old UK Maps Scans on Google|
A set of old, 1 inch to the mile, out of copyright, UK Ordinance Survery maps displayed on custom Google Maps. An overlay is provided so you can compare then and now. Coverage as of April 2006 is approx 20 percent of England and Wales.
|Oral Histories of Route 66 Map|
Jay Crim and Shekar Davarya spent the summer of 2002 driving across the country on Route 66, collecting interviews with the people who live, work and travel on the old road. This multimedia map is the result. Built with the new My Maps service.
|See Bournemouth UK|
A Google map based interactive guide to the Bournemouth, Dorset, UK area. The map shows attractions, food outlets, pubs, and clubs. Routes mode lets you plot journeys and calculate distances. History mode displays a map of old local photos.
|September 11 Digital Archive|
Views of Ground Zero with stories and photographs from Sept 11 2001. From the Sept 11 Digital Archive Project.
|Singapore Historical Photos Map|
Google Maps mashup of historical photos of Singapore.
Documents the June 16th, 1976 uprisings in Soweto, South Africa.
|GoogleMaps, GeoNames, Flickr|
|The American Civil War Timeline Project|
Chronologically and geographically, maps the events of The American Civil War.
|The American Image|
The American Image: Photographs of John Collier Jr. is an online exhibit exploring the work of John Collier during the war years of the 1940s. Flickr mashups are used to pull in photographs making up the Collection and one of the interactive activities.
Browse the #1 hits from the past 60 years and read the news during that time!
What were you doing 1 year ago today? Each morning users are sent an email containing reminders of the past including, tweets, facebook posts, Instagram photos and foursquare checkins.
|Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, Facebook|
|Top 25 Crimes of the Century|
The top 25 crimes as reported by Time magazine are plotted on a map with useful information and photos about each.
|US Presidential Birthplaces|
For history buffs and school kids, a mashup showing where presidents/first ladies were born. From George Washington through George Bush.