This gallery of old postcards and pictures is selected from newly aggregated documents that came from the Croatian national aggregator eKultura. The postcards and pictures are a part of the Enrich Europeana + project. Stroll through the streets of Zagreb,…
This gallery is part of the Gender Heritage Connection. Objects and texts used during nonviolent protests to create social change are inclusively highlighted in this collection on the cultural heritage of a nonviolent revolution.
Female literacy during the Middle Ages was surprisingly high. Nuns were authors and scribes. Many other women encouraged reading and learning, especially noble woman. One example was Christine de Pizan, a poet at the court of King Charles VI of France. G…
Women's suffrage, the right for women to vote, was a long and hard battle that began at the start of the 19th Century. This gallery highlights the feminist fight for social reform and a voice for women in politics.
Celebrating artworks by a selection of female artists from across Europe and throughout history
Whether in the home or in a workplace, women's work has long been overlooked. This gallery of photographs and paintings presents women at work, raising questions of equality, rights and work-life balance.
Since 1901, 60 women have been awarded a Nobel Prize. From first-ever winner Marie Curie to more recent winners, this gallery celebrates outstanding accomplishments in Chemistry, Physics, Medicine, Literature and Peace. Curated by the Europeana XX project…
Dictatorships and communist countries used sport as part of state propaganda systems, where women taking part in sport confronted idealised stereotypes of women and their bodies. Gallery curated by CRDI, Ajuntament de Girona for Europeana Sport project
March is Women's History Month - we want to remember the diverse roles women played in World War I: They participated as nurses in the front lines, took over jobs at home formerly done by men and cared for their families.
This gallery is composed of several portraits of famous archaeologists and personalities which contributed with their work and their skills to achieve and consolidate new knowledge about the history of the past.
This gallery presents some of impressive machinery used at or behind the Austro-Hungarian front in World War I
In this gallery you can find examples of postcards which have circulated and influenced public opinion during First World War. Read how the postcard became a weapon of propaganda in our blog.
During World War One, soldiers did not always fight - they also had other work to do. And, off course, at the home front and in countries not involved in the war business went on as usual - if possible.
In the early 20th century, people's passion for sport led to them having formal portrait photographs taken. Curated by Ajuntament de Girona for Europeana Sport
News reports documenting how science has fought pandemics with vaccination. From polio in the 1950s to swine flu in the 21st century, public awareness through research, trustworthy information and governmental campaigns has been crucial.
A selection of lutes, harps and other instruments, being played by humans, animals and others
Explore a gallery with some of the most influential Black musicians that made history.
While settling in new nations, people who are refugees or have migrated have been setting up and working in new businesses. This gallery shows stores, cafes, restaurant, bakeries and more bringing benefits to their communities.