Information about 8-track tapes.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture
Mid-West Tool Collectors Association
This is “a non-profit organization devoted to Studying, Preserving, and Sharing Knowledge of Tools.” The site includes membership information, a list of books on tools, and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques
Ford Mustang Information
This site provides “specs, pictures and information on any model year of the Ford Mustang,” as well as restoration information, articles, blogs, etc.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles–Antique & Classic Cars
Ancient coins of Bactria and North-West India
Coins (and a short history) from the two areas mentioned after the conquests of Alexander until the Kushan conquest.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece–Bactria
Discussion forums and image galleries for adults interested in scrapbooking.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art
The Classic Typewriter Page
“Devoted to marvelous mechanical writing machines of the past, the site offers information about collecting typewriters, repairing and restoring them, and the history of their development. Site author Richard Polt shares his ruminations on the metaphysical significance of the typewriter and how it affects the process of writing. Heady stuff indeed. …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques; Science & Technology–Electronics
Make:Technology on Your Time
“Join MAKE magazine for a weekend project you can make yourself! MAKE is a quarterly publication from O’Reilly for those who can’t stop tinkering, disassembling, re-creating, and inventing cool new uses for the technology in our lives.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Electronics; Science & Technology; Hobbies
The Civil War Bullet
“A discussion community for serious bullet and relic collectors.” Discussion boards include news, bullets, weapons, metal detecting, buy/sell requests, and more. Requires free registration to contribute to boards.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War; Arts & Humanities Blogs–History Blogs
Browse or search this database of images of paper money, lottery tickets, and other fiscal documents from colonial America. It also features essays about related topics such as banks, devaluation and the copper panic.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–Colonial Period And Revolution (1600-1783)
American Currency Exhibit
“Money hasn’t always looked like it does today. Explore the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s American Currency Exhibit online and watch history come alive as you step back in time to our nation’s beginning. Learn how our country’s rich history is closely tied with our currency. Discover the role the Federal Reserve has played–and continues …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Business & Economics–Banking
Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins
A website created for students, teachers, and other enthusiasts to explore the world of Roman coinage. A searchable catalog allows users to browse photographs and descriptions of coins dating from 326-31 B.C. Coins are also collected according to issuing emperor.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity
Cancel Nations Stamp Company SuperSite
A plethora of information for philatelics: collector’s community, shows, clubs, supplies, a newsletter, philatelic literature. Be sure to visit Stamp School, a site that offers information for beginners through advanced stamp collectors, as well as a section about specialist collections such as airmail, postmarks, and space covers.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps
“This is a list of some of the types of antiques one might collect with links to images and information.” Includes tips for new antiques collectors.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques
Driven Car Reviews
Emmy award-winning reporter Tom Voelk reviews today’s newest and hottest wheels.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Hobbies
A weekly web video show about gardening, cooking, and other home-making issues. Includes a lot of practical information on a variety of topics like composting, drying herbs, and repairing interior walls.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden; Hobbies
Why do people collect things?
Primarily geared towards educators in the United Kingdom but includes valuable suggestions for anyone teaching children the appreciation of collecting or studying collections. Recommended projects and points for discussion encompassing history, science, math, art/design, culture, and geography.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Collectors & Collecting
International Journal of Community Currency Research
“The aim of this journal is to provide a forum for the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the emerging array of community currencies being used throughout the world both at present and in the past.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Business & Economics–Economics
Virtual Stamp Club
A merger of the Virtual Stamp Club and the former Glassine Surfer site, this site is “all about helping people learn and enjoy stamp collecting through the Web.” Annotated links to stamp collecting sites on the Internet, links for catalogs, supplies, auctions and shows, chat areas, feature articles and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps
Car Talk from NPR
“American’s funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners from all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Hobbies; Money And Work–Consumer Information
Jeff Allender’s House of Checklists!
The goal of the Knuckle Buster???s site is to provide the “largest and best listing of checklists for all collectible non-sports cards (fantasy art, comic art, entertainment, science fiction, nostalgia, fine art, etc.)” issued throughout the world. With the help of several hundred contributors in the “Checklist League”, this site has amassed over 2 …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards