The Short but Influential Run of Ebony and Topaz
The 1927 art and literature magazine only ran for a single issue, but “proved an integral component of Harlem Renaissance cultural production."
Share These Victorian Holiday Cards
It's all birds and flowers and kittens in these greeting cards. May they, as one of the cards says, keep winter from your heart.
How Latin Camp Rocked the New York Underground
Puerto Rican queers produced theater and film that made them mainstays of the New York underground arts movement of the 1950s and ’60s.
What’s in the Box? The Art of Reliquaries
The cult of relics dates back to the second and third centuries, when Christian martyrs were often killed in ways that fragmented the body.
A Very JSTOR Daily Costume Guide
Get inspired for Halloween with these hand-curated historical images from JSTOR's Open Community Collections!
Eight Open Collections Perfect for Hispanic Heritage Month
Freely available images and other primary source materials from the JSTOR Open Community Collections and Artstor Public Collections.
The Accidental Invention of the Color Mauve
Or, better dyeing through chemistry.
Wood: The Best “New” Building Material?
A 2017 study for an 80-story wooden structure in Chicago was an opportunity to examine the potential for the building material's future.
How American Consumers Embraced Color
Vivid hues in everyday products became eye-popping reality in the early twentieth century.
The Philosophy of Posthumous Art
For some creators, death isn’t the end of their career. How should we think about completing and releasing their work afterward?