Webography on the Cold War and Wars of Decolonization

This webography provides a list of online primary sources, educational resources and online encyclopedias associated with some of the major conflicts during the relevant period. The most important wars included for this period are:

The most important wars for this period include:

  • Cold War (1946–91)
  • Arab-Israeli Conflicts (1947–)
  • War of Indonesian Independence (1945–49)
  • Korean War (1950–53)
  • African Wars for Independence (1952–)
  • Algerian War (1954–62)
  • Indochina Wars (1946–79)

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Institution: Public Broadcasting Service
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A companion to the Public Broadcasting (PBS) history series, this site includes features on a range of people and events in American history, from Hawaii's last queen to death in the Civil War. It includes watchable trailers of many films, as well as fully viewable versions of a selection.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/
Institution: Arab Image Foundation
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Established in Beirut in 1997, the Arab Image Foundation is a non-profit organization that has acquired and preserved some 600,000 photographs from the Middle East, North Africa and the Arab diaspora. This site offers users access to the results of an ongoing effort to digitize these collections funded by the Violet Jabara Charitable Trust, the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture and the Ford Foundation. The collections can be searched and browsed...

http://www.fai.org.lb/
Institution: Yale Law School
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A collection of digitized documents on American law, history, politics, and related topics, the Avalon Project was created by the  Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale University. The collection also includes a small selection of documents dating to prior to 1500 that have some relevance to the subjects. Documents include clear bibliographic information, and are linked via a circumscribed number of categories, including race, slavery, law, and...

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/
Institution: BBC
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Provided by the BBC, this collection of brief, interactive exhibits combines photographs, drawings, and other graphical representations to present various aspects of Britain's history, with a particular emphasis on the World Wars. Of particular interest to students and the general public are exhibits on the suffrage moment, as well as important historical figures, including Florence Nightingale and Queen Victoria.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history
Institution: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Established at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project aims to document women's service in the military and related services—oncluding the Red Cross and other civilian organizations—beginning with World War I. The digital collections include a wide range of primary source material, including photographs, letters, diaries, scrapbooks, oral histories, as well as physical artifacts...

http://libcdm1.uncg.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/WVHP/
Institution: Biblioteca Universitaria Alessandrina
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Created by the Library of Alessandrini University (Rome), the digital library provides users with access to several dozen digitized historical periodicals on a range of subjects, including youth, commerce, and general interest, as well as digitized reproductions of catalogs of manuscript and other holdings. All materials and website pages are in Italian.

http://digitale.alessandrina.it/
Institution: Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique
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Provided by the Royal Library of Belgium, the site provides access to a catalog of Belgian periodicals, some of which are available in full-text in the original French or Flemish. In addition, a number of thematically organized collections on relevant topics present introductory texts, primary sources, and related materials in a variety of languages, including English. Of particular interest is ...

http://www.kbr.be
Institution: Annenberg Learner
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Envisioned as a resource for students and teachers, Bridging World History presents 26 thematic units in loosely chronological order. Created by the Annenberg Foundation, this site is designed to offer interactive and multimedia resources for all, in this case some 1500 photos, documents, and maps which can be browsed or searched according to multiple terms. Relevant units include those on war, developed based on cases of Imperial Japan, the...

http://learner.org/courses/worldhistory/archive.html
Institution: Churchill College Cambridge University
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The British Diplomatic Oral History Programme provides users access to a collection of oral-history interviews of British Diplomats collected since 1995 through a project approved by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The interviews are offered as downloadable text transcripts of the recordings, and represent a range of experiences, postings, conflicts and issues. The site also offers access to a range of documents held by the college on a...

https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/archives/collections/bdohp/
Institution: British History Online
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A digital library of printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, British History Online concentrates on the years between 1300 and 1800. Aimed at students, teachers, and researchers globally, it provides searchable, annotated, full-text digital versions of sources across the whole range of potential subjects, including women and war. The library also provides handy subject guides and aides for citation....

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
Institution: National Archives
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Created by the National Archives of the United Kingdom, the Cabinet Papers provides the public, students, teachers, and researchers with comprehensive access to government reports dating from 1915 to the end of the twentieth century, as they open after a mandatory 20 year wait. The documents relate to a whole range of government issues, including war, peace, society, economy, and more, and are organized into collections based on these and...

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cabinetpapers/
Institution: Vancouver Island University
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The Canadian Letters and Images Project, supported by Vancouver Island University, the Canadian War Museum, and the Governor General of Canada, is an online archive featuring Canadians' war correspondence. Ranging from pre-1914 wars, including the American Civil War, it has individual collections on all major twentieth-century wars. Its emphasis is on the everyday and on the rank-and-file, as opposed to military or civilian leaders. Providing...

http://canadianletters.ca/
Institution: Università degli studi di Trento
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CIRCE, an acronym in Italian for Computerized Catalogue of European Cultural Periodicals, denotes a project to digitize twentieth-century periodicals from Europe's cultural sphere and make them publicly accessible. It includes indexes and full texts of periodicals in Italian and other periodicals. Continuing to expand, CIRCE also organizes seminars and publications. Created with the aid of both the government of Trento and the University of...

http://circe.lett.unitn.it/main_page.html
Institution: Federation of American Scientists
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Under the jurisdiction of the Libary of Congress, the Congressional Research Service conducts research for and provides analysis to Congress on a range of policy issue. Many of these reports are confidential, but the CRS does not publicize even those that are not. This independent site, created by the Federation of American Scientists, provides access to as much of this material as is possible as a public service. The site includes thematic...

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html
Institution: Council of Europe
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The text of all Council of Europe treaties, their explanatory reports, the status of signatures and ratifications, the declarations and reservations made by states, as well as the notifications issued by the Treaty Office since 2005, are available on this website. Texts of declarations and reservations, as well as electronic notifications, are available in the Council of Europe's official languages only.

http://www.coe.int/web/conventions/search-on-treaties
Institution: Bertelsmann
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Offering users access to thousands of oral history interviews, the Memory of the Nation is a project supported by the federal government of Germany and a range of private foundations. Interviews are browseable, but also divided into subject collections and chronological categories. Most relevant, perhaps, are those collections on the Holocaust and on various aspects of the Cold War–era division of the country. All site pages and materials are...

http://www.gedaechtnis-der-nation.de/erleben
Institution: Delpher
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Users of Delpher can perform full-text searches millions of entries from Dutch–language newspapers, books, magazines, and radio bulletins. Drawn from many academic institutions, libraries, and museums, including the universities of Leiden, Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Groningen, as well as the National Library of the Netherlands. Continuing to expand, the archive contains more than 320,000 books, as well as more than a million pages of periodicals...

http://www.delpher.nl/
Institution: Det Kongelige Bibliotek
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The Digital Collections created by the National Library of Denmark provides users with access to Danish works of all kinds, including books, periodicals, maps, music, and other primary sources. Other materials include manuscripts and photographs on a range of subjects. Holdings are presented in thematic collections and are also searchable. Although predominately in Danish, the site allows searches for English key words and for English–...

http://www.kb.dk/editions/any/2009/jul/editions/en/
Institution: Deutsches Historisches Museum
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As part of its website, the German Historical Museum (Berlin) offers users a collection database that includes an extensive inventory of objects, printed material, film, etc., relating to many periods of modern German history. Entries are searchable by title, keyword, and other criteria. Site is in both English and German, although the majority of holdings are in German.

http://dhm.de/datenbank/dhm.php?seite=10&lang=en
Institution: Ball State University
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Hosted by Ball State University (Muncie, IN), the Digital Media Repository (DMR) Military History Resources digital archive is dedicated to providing access to materials related to armed conflicts ranging from the French Revolution and US Civil War to the World Wars and Cold War–era conflicts. Resources include oral histories, films, photos, manuscripts, and other materials drawn both from the library in Muncie, Indiana, as well as...

http://www.bsu.edu/libraries/archives/DMR_MilitaryHistory/
Institution: Federal Archives of Germany
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Provided by the Federal Archives of Germany, this archive contains some 200,000 of some 11 million photographs, posters, and other images from the larger collections, which date from the 1860s to the present, including the periods of World War I (1914–18), the Weimar Republic (1919–1933), the Nazi period (1933–1945), and the Federal Republic of Germany (1945/49–present). Images are organized according to chronological divisions, as well as by...

http://www.bild.bundesarchiv.de/
Institution: Digital Public Library of America
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Funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Digital Public Library of America has developed from ideas that have been percolating since the 1990s. The site launched in 2013, and aims to link collections of museums, libraries, and other repositories across the United States to make them available to teachers, students,...

https://dp.la/
Institution: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
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A project of the State Library of Berlin, the Digitized Collections provide access to thematic collections of imaged materials on a range of issues including the military and the First World War, as well as politics, economics, theology, art, and more. The World War I collection includes field unit and hospital newspapers and other materials from the front. All site materials and search functions are in German only.

http://digital.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de
Institution: National Archives and Records Administration
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The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home is located in Abilene, KS, and serves as a site for research in collections running to more than 20 million pages of documents and 300,000 photos. Important documents relating to the military career and presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower can be accessed through an online archive, which is arranged chronologically and thematically by events, which include World War I, World War II,...

http://www.eisenhower.archives.gov/
Institution: Richard Hacken
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Hosted by the Harold B. Lee Library of Brigham Young University, Eurodocs represents a clearinghouse of links to sources hosted at other sites and by other institutions. Links connect to European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. In addition, links direct users to videos, sound files, maps, photographs, databases, and other sources, which encompass a broad sweep of historical periods,...

http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Main_Page
Institution: European University Institute
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A joint initiative of the Library and the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute (Florence), European History Primary Sources is an index of digital archives and other repositories offering access to primary sources on European history as a whole, and on individual European countries. The database is browseable by country, language, period, period, and type of source.

http://primary-sources.eui.eu/
Institution: European Union
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Filmarchives Online provides easy and free access to catalogue information of film archives from all over Europe. Via the multi-lingual web portal film works can be searched for by content, filmographic data and physical characteristics. Search results provide information about existence and location of the materials as well as contact details to facilitate the access. The focus of the database is on non-fiction material; i.e. documentary and...

http://www.filmarchives-online.eu
Institution: Istituto Storico Parri
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A project of the Parri Historical Institute, Emilia-Romagna, this digital library provides users with access to materials digitized for preservation related to twentieth-century history. Collections include books, manuscripts, photos, posters, sound and video, and are searchable and browseable. All site pages are in Italian, while materials are primarily Italian with other European languages represented. 

http://parridigit.istitutoparri.eu/fondi.aspx?key=preview&tipo=1
Institution: Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs
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The Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. Increasingly, the volumes are available as downloadable ebooks. The volumes are ordered chronologically and thematically, and are full text searchable. Browse through for those volumes relating to administrations prior to that of Truman (1945–51). Recent ...

https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/ebooks
Institution: nationaal archief
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A project of the National Archive of the Netherlands (Nationaal Archief), gehetna.nl offers users access to millions of photographs, government documents, private letters and historical maps. In addition to sources on everyday life, the archive also contains unique documents from Dutch history dating back centuries. Searchable and offering full-text resources, the site also provides commentary and essays. Although primarily in Dutch, the site...

http://www.gahetna.nl/en
Institution: Yale University
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The Genocide Studies Program at Yale University's MacMillan Center concentrates on interdisciplinary, comparative, and policy-oriented research into genocide and provides training to those in regions affected by modern genocides. Its historical research concentrates on the Holocaust, the genocides in Bosnia and Darfur, and on colonial and indigenous genocides. Resources available on the website include audio and video, bibliographies,...

http://gsp.yale.edu/resources
Institution: German Historical Institute
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Initiated by the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC, German History in Documents and Images (GDHI) provides primary sources on German history dating back to the early-modern period. The collection is divided into thematic sections, each curated by scholars, framed by introductory essays, and accompanied by primary sources (including English–language sources), as well as maps and images. Subjects include government and...

http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org
Institution: Betwerk, Randall
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Hosted by Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI) and created by Randall Bytwerk, an emeritus professor of communications, this site offers users access to propaganda materials, as well as manuals for how to create it, published in Germany during the Nazi period and the period of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany). Materials are organized chronologically and thematically. Materials are translated into English text, making this a useful...

http://research.calvin.edu/german-propaganda-archive/index.htm
Institution: Harvard College Library
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The Harvard Project on the Soviet Social System Online provides access to digitized materials selected from the Harvard Project on the Soviet Social System, a unique survey conducted in the late 1940s and early 1950s with post–World War II expatriates from the USSR. The collection includes summary transcripts, translated into English, from over 700 interviews conducted with the volunteer subjects, who could speak primarily about their last...

http://hcl.harvard.edu/collections/hpsss/index.html
Institution: Institut national de l'audiovisuel
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Created by the INA (National Audiovisual Institute) of France, History and Conflicts is a repository of French audiovisual sources on major conflicts of the twentieth century, including the World Wars, the French-Indochina War, conflicts in the Middle East, the Algerian War of Independence and other Cold War–era conflicts and revolutions. A public cultural organization charged with preserving and maintaining access to France’s audiovisual...

http://www.ina.fr/themes/histoire-et-conflits/
Institution: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
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A project supported by—among others—the State Library of Bavaria, the German National Library, and diverse universities including Cologne and Mainz, as well as associations such as H-Soz-u-Kult and the German Historical Institute of Paris, historicum.net has been designed for an audience of professional historians, history teachers, teachers in training, students, and the interested public. It provides access to sources on topics ranging back...

https://www.historicum.net
Institution: International Atomic Energy Agency
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This site contains an archive of publications by the International Atomic Energy Agency dating back to 1958. These scientific and technical publications include international safety standards, technical guides, conference proceedings and scientific reports, as well as the general interest IAEA Bulletin, factsheets and topical booklets. All materials and site pages are available in English.

https://www.iaea.org/publications/magazines/bulletin
Institution: International Institute of Social History
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The International Institute of Social History collections comprise archive, library and audio-visual material with a thematic emphasis on social and emancipatory movements. The Institute holds over 4,000 archives, more than 1,000,000 printed volumes, and an equivalent number of audio-visual items including posters. In particular, the most attractive collections are available at http://...

https://socialhistory.org/en/collections
Institution: Fordham University
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Offering no-frills access to significant primary sources on modern history across geographic regions, the Internet Modern History Sourcebook is an established (since 1997) source for teachers and students in university-level survey courses. It is part of a larger project that includes internet history sourcebooks on other periods, and provides access to sources hosted on its own site, which are arranged in thematic and chronological fashion,...

http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.asp#Introduction
Institution: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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Created by the US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA, College Park, MD), this online archive presents a trove of more than 2,700 books and thousands of documents discovered in 2003 during the US invasion of Iraq. They relate to the existence of a Jewish community dating some 2,500 years, but which was dispersed in the middle of the twentieth century. Users can view an online exhibition, search the documents for personal names...

https://www.ija.archives.gov/
Institution: National Archives and Records Administration
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The digital holdings of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum include collections of documents from the president's staff, as well as thematic collections of photographs and documents on the Camp David Accords and other major events, as well as sections containing speeches, a diary, photographs, and more. The site includes finding aids for on-site collections, bibliographic materials, and other materials useful to researchers....

http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/
Institution: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
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The digital collections of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum include: personal papers relating to the Kennedy campaign and presidency, sound recordings, and other files from the White House; the papers of Joseph Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and others; later oral-history interviews conducted with administration officials; and a collection of materials related to Ernest Hemingway. Other collections include thematic (Cuban...

http://www.jfklibrary.org/
Institution: University of Michigan
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Created by the University of Michigan Library, the Joseph A. Labadie Collection offers users access to digitized images of twentieth-century political posters from a range of countries. Containing over 2,000 images, the collection contains visual materials on a range of social movements and causes, including anti-colonialism, communism, environmentalism, labor, pacifism, socialism, women, gender, and student movements. Collections are...

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/l/lbc2ic?page=index
Institution: Krantenbank Zeeland
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A digital archive of local periodicals and newspapers from the Dutch province of Zeeland, Krantenbank Zeeland provides users access to images of general-readership newspapers, as well as those for special audiences such as soldiers (De soldatencourant (1914–17)). Compiled by the Zeeland Library in collaboration municipal archives and other organizations, the archive is entirely in Dutch.

https://krantenbankzeeland.nl/
Institution: Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense-Milan-Italy
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The Digital Newspaper Library is an initiative promoted by Braidense National Library (the public library of Milan), which aims to publish in digital format materials related to the history and culture of Italy from the eighteenth century to the twentieth. The Library comprises some 1.5 million pages, which can be downloaded in the open-source DejaVu format, amassed since 1995. The website and materials are searchable, as well as browsable by...

http://emeroteca.braidense.it/
Institution: La Repubblica
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Hosted by the Italian newspaper itself, this site offers a searchable full-text archive of the newspaper, a center-left daily with its origins in the post–1968 Italian left, dating back to 1984. Site and materials are in Italian only.

http://ricerca.repubblica.it/ricerca/repubblica
Institution: Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library
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The official website of the LBJ Presidential Library, this site offers researchers access to finding aids and digital materials relating to Johnson's presidency (1963–69). Accessible records include a collection of oral histories, photos, daily records, and policy documents, as well as the Pentagon Papers.

http://www.lbjlibrary.org/research
Institution: FNACA (Fédération nationale des anciens combattants en Algérie, Maroc et Tunisie)
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L’Ancien d’Algérie (The Algerian Veteran) is a publication for French veterans of the Algerian War of Independence (1954–1962) published by the FNACA (Fédération nationale des anciens combattants en Algérie, Maroc et Tunisie), an antiwar veterans’ association at its founding. This online archive provides users full access to historical issues of the periodical, which dates from 1958 and records a range of issues relating to peace,...

http://fnaca.org/le-journal-de-la-fnaca/archives-du-journal
Institution: Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna
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Financed by a long-term funding grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG) as MARPOR (Manifesto Research on Political Representation), the Manifesto Project analyses parties’ election manifestos in order to study parties’ policy preferences. MARPOR collects and conducts comparative content analysis of parties’ manifestos with the support of coders from over 50 different countries. Manifestos are text searchable and include information on...

https://manifestoproject.wzb.eu/
Institution: Margaret Thatcher Foundation
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Created by the Margaret Thatcher Foundation, this website is dedicated to the recording the political activities and spreading the ideas of the former British Prime Minister. Documents are browseable and searchable through a multi-term advanced search function. The site also offers users a searchable and browseable archive of more than 7,000 speeches and interviews given by Thatcher dating to the early years of her political career.

http://www.margaretthatcher.org/
Institution: Stanford University
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Funded by Stanford University with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, and donors, this project forms part of the university's Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute. The larger project aims to publish a fourteen-volume edition of selected papers, but the site offers users access to digitized correspondence, sermons, speeches, and more, which are...

https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/king-papers/about-papers-project
Institution: National Archives
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Presented by the United States National Archives, the Digital Vaults site offers the ability to access more than 1,200 photos, documents, films and other sources. Records include iconic pictures and important documents relating to, among other issues, the range of US military conflicts, as well as the roles of women in society. The collection is searchable, divided into various collections, and accessible through a visual interface that...

http://www.digitalvaults.org
Institution: National Army Museum
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A public organization that includes corporate partnerships, the National Army Museum strives to be a source for both education and the general public. It includes materials and exhibits in Great Britain's military history, with its collections concentrated on the centuries from the English Civil War onward. In addition, it is expansive enough to include Britain's imperial and colonial possessions. In contrast to the Imperial War Museum, the...

http://www.nam.ac.uk/online-collection/
Institution: The National Library of Israel
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A site created by the National Library of Israel, this Digital Library provides users with access to a range of online collections, primarily but not exclusively related to the history of the State of Israel and, prior to that, to Palestine. They include extensive records of Jewish press, but also collections of maps, manuscripts, advertisements and other ephemeral materials, and other subjects relating to the twentieth century, as well as...

http://web.nli.org.il/sites/NLI/English/digitallibrary/
Institution: George Washington University
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Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents ("the world's largest nongovernmental collection" according to the Los Angeles Times), leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest...

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/
Institution: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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This official site of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization offers users access to a broad range of official policy documents, helpful references, and other materials. Of particular interest to those interested in the Cold War, its digital archive offers users access to the policy documents, committee reports, analysis reports, and related documents organized primarily according to the...

http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/publications.htm
Institution: Harvard Law School Library
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Created by the Harvard Law School Library, this site offers users access to documents of the International Military Tribunal, which tried military and political leaders of Nazi Germany, as well as the twelve trials of war criminals conducted by the United States Nuremberg Military Tribunals. Users can browse or search a range of documents including trial transcripts, briefs, evidence files, and photographs. Designed to preserve the fragile...

http://nuremberg.law.harvard.edu/php/docs_swi.php?DI=1&text=overview
Institution: Nationaal Comité
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A collaborative project of the Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the War Resouces Network, and several other partners, the World War II Platform is a repository of Dutch resources relating to the war. Materials are organized into special collections exploring the experiences of prisoners, homosexuality under occupation, hostages, material culture,...

http://www.tweedewereldoorlog.nl/digitale-tentoonstellingen/
Institution: AJJDC
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The archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, this site contains a photo archive and exhibitions on a range of topics ranging from its origins during World War I through World War II and to the present. The collections are searchable by name and full text, and also allow the search of photograph collections. The collections are extensive, comprising some 2.6 million digitized pages, 67,000 images, and a database of some...

http://archives.jdc.org/sharedlegacy/
Institution: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme
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Financed by France's National Agency of Research and created by the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, the Georges Chevrier Center and the French National Archives, Paprik@2f is a project designed to expand study of Communist movments both in France and internationally during the period from 1917 to 1947. It offers researchers and the public access to archival materials, news on events, publications, archival guides, and digital humanities...

http://anrpaprika.hypotheses.org
Institution: McMaster University
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Created by McMaster University Libraries (Hamilton, ON), Peace and War in the 20th Century presents two parallel curated collections, "Waging Peace" and "Waging War" to audiences, especially students and teachers. Built around case studies, the collections present materials from the university library's archives about various thematic aspects of the topic, ranging from nuclear disarmament and women peace activists, on the one hand, to the...

http://pw20c.mcmaster.ca/
Institution: United Nations Peacekeeping
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Provides statistics about UN Peacekeeping operations worldwide. Statistics are updated regularly, but the site also provides access to more extensive reports and other documentation. 

http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/resources/statistics/factsheet.shtml
Institution: Hoover Institution
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Documenting the wartime viewpoints and diverse political sentiments of the twentieth century, the Poster Collection has more than one hundred thousand posters from around the world and continues to grow. Some 33 thousand are available online. Posters from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia/Soviet Union, and France predominate, though items from more than eighty countries are included. Additional posters can be found in...

http://www.hoover.org/library-archives/collections/posters