- Digital Media FX: The History of Animation
Single-page essay includes info about Winsor McCay, the John Bray Studio, Max Fleischer and Walter Lantz, Otto Messmer, and Walt Disney.
- History of Animation: Before Disney
Brief historical facts, beginning with the Egyptian walls, circa 2000 B.C.
- Golden Age Cartoons
Central hub for seven dedicated classic cartoon historians who have banded their web sites together.
- Animated Films
Features the history of animation filmmaking, with glimpses into the immortal cartoon characters like Popeye, Mickey Mouse, and Superman and their creators.
- Wikipedia: History of Animation
Contains details about the history in several countries, with an extensive look at its beginnings in Hollywood.
- World War II Propaganda Cartoons (6)
Find World War II Propaganda Cartoons, films, and propaganda shorts, by newspapers and animated studios depicting the sentiments common during the war time through racist sentiments, criticisms, as well as humor. Also find animators who caricatured the irony, futility, and suffering of one of the worst disasters in world history.
- Jerry Beck's Animated Movie Guide
Illustrated reference to cartoon, stop-motion, and computer-generated feature films.
- History of Animation (A Quick Synopsis)
Very brief, visual history of the medium, with images to support the text.
- Origins of American Animation, 1900-1921
Features several video clips of animated films from the silent era.