Search Websites by Keywords

The keyword search in the collection of websites allows users to look for websites on the subject of gender, military and war that provide access to Online collections of primary sources, educational resources and Online encyclopedia. The collection primarily includes websites provided by public institutions like archives, bibliographies, foundations, libraries, museums, research institutions or universities. The focus of the collection is on the wars of the twentieth century, especially the First and Second World War, because for them much more websites are available. Most of the included websites are in English, French or German.

Users can search for these websites by using one or a combination of two and more, keyword for their search. They can search for major wars, time periods, regions or countries. In addition, a thematic keyword search is possible, which is based on a selection of broad terms defined by the editors of the Oxford Handbook of Gender, War and the Western World since 1600 edited by Karen Hagemann, Stefan Dudink, and Sonya O. Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2020). They represent some of its central themes and questions. For information on the various keywords and tags associated with the Bibliography, Filmography and Webography, go to About the Search Options.

Search Results

Title Institution Abstract Type of Source
Imperial War Museums Imperial War Museums

A partially government-funded set of five museums across the United Kingdom that relies on donations, the Imperial War Museums offer digital collections arranged according to type of source: books, art, documents, films, exhibitions, and more. The collections are keyword searchable, and aim to be comprehensive about twentieth- and twenty-first century conflicts involving Britain, the Commonwealth, and other former imperial posessions. Concentrated less on the history of individual units, service branches, or campaigns, the museums emphasize the everyday life of individuals through their diaries, letters, and other materials.

Propaganda
Important Concepts Underlying Gender Mainstreaming United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Part of a broader UN examination of gender mainstreaming, this page provides clarity on the related concepts of gender and equality.

Reports
Improvement of the Status of Women in the United Nations: Report of the Secretary-General (2019) United Nations Secretary-General

In response to General Assembly resolution 72/147, this website provides access to the report on progress made in the representation of women in organizations and agencies of the United Nations system from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017.

Reports
INCORE: Conflict Data Service: Peace Agreements Ulster University

Created by the International Conflict Research Institute at Ulster University, this website offers an archive of peace agreements and related documentation on conflicts, with a special emphasis on long-term, low-intensity ethnic or national conflicts with a particular emphasis on the 1980s and 1990s. Documents are divided by geographic region, country, and conflict, and most are available in English versions.

Primary Source Collections
Interactive Maps for the First Indochina War and the Vietnam War OmniAtlas, free interactive historical atlas

OmniAtlas provides interactive timelines with accompanying maps portraying wars in Indochina. The timelines and maps show the main events of the conflicts with a short description of each event.

Website: First Indochina War

Website: Vietnam War
 

Maps
Interactive Timeline of the First World War Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Munich

The International Encyclopedia of the First World War, an English-language virtual reference work on the First World War, has created a vibrant, informative interactive timeline illustrating key events of the First World War with primary documents and artistic depictions of battles, treaties, and life on the home front.

Website
Interactive Timeline with a Global Map on World War II American Battle Monuments Commission

This interactive timeline with a changing global map on World War II from the prewar to the postwar period is provided by the American Battle Monuments Commission. The site has a strong focus on the United States involvement in the conflict and central battles of the US Armed Forces.

Website
Interactive Timelines with Maps for the First World War OmniAtlas

Omniatlas is a free historical atlas which shows step-by-step historical maps covering major world and regional events. On this site you can discover free maps, articles, and timelines for education, reference, and teacher resources.

OmniAtlas provides interactive timelines with accompanying maps portraying World War I. The timelines and maps show the main events of the conflict on a global scale with a short description of each event.

Maps
Interactive Vietnam War Timeline with Primary Document The National Archives and Records Administration

The National Archives has a wealth of records and information documenting the U.S. experience in the Vietnam conflict. These include photographs, textual and electronic records, audiovisual recordings, exhibits, educational resources, articles, blog posts, lectures, and events, as well as an interactive timeline that documents the key events of the Vietnam War.

Website
Interactive World War I Timeline with Maps and Primary Documents Library of Congress

In partnership with the Library of Congress and UNESCO, the World Digital Library has compiled dozens of primary documents and photographs to create an illustrated, interactive timeline of the First World War. Propaganda posters, Arab language newspapers, military publications, and photographs taken within and of the actual conflicts throughout multiple battle sites combine in a timeline to create a realistic and compelling learning tool for students of the Great War.

Website
International Atomic Energy Agency Bulletin International Atomic Energy Agency

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.

Primary Source Collections
International Center for Transitional Justice: Publications International Center for Transitional Justice

The website of the International Center for Transitional Justice offers access to the international nonprofit organization's publications on efforts to address the effects of human-rights violations or other forms of state-sponsered violence by building civic trust. The reports reflect the range of the center's activities, which involve institutions and civil society groups attempting to further processes of truth, accountability, and redress for past abuses. The materials include a range of reports, fact sheets, newsletters, research papers and other analytical publications, all of which are searchable and browseable. The site and its publications are in English.

Primary Source Collections
International Committee for the Red Cross: Resource Centre International Committee of the Red Cross

This site provides access to reports on issues arranged thematically and geographically, all prepared by the International Committee of the Red Cross, which concentrates on providing aid to those suffering from, among other crises, armed conflicts. These include archived materials, a digital library, databases, annual reports, and other materials dating back through the twentieth century. The archives are of special potential interest, as they contain links to collections of ICRC materials dating back to the First World War. All site materials are in English and a range of other world languages.

Primary Source Collections
International Crisis Group International Crisis Group

An independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict, the International Crisis Group had created this website to provide access to reports, briefings, newsletters, and press accounts of conflicts ongoing. Thematic sections include those on humanitarian and refugee crises, women and gender, peace and reconciliation, and jihadist movements. The materials can be browsed by region and country, as well as a section on global issues, but also accessed via a full-text search function. The site and reports are in English.

Primary Source Collections
International Institute of Social History Archives International Institute of Social History

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://www.socialhistoryportal.org/collections. In addition, the site has handy collection guides to a range of topics both thematic (anarchism and anti-apartheid movements) and geographic (Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union). Many materials are available in English and the English–language site is extensive.

Primary Source Collections
Internet Archive Internet Archive

A nonprofit created to construct an internet library, preserving materials "born digital" in the new media environment created by the internet, the Internet Archive offers permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections. These collections are organized according to subjects, among which are the WWII Archive, National Security Internet Archive (NSIA), and Audio Archive.

Primary Source Collections
Internet History Sourcebooks Project History Department, Fordham University

The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly for educational use. Primary sources are available primarily for use in high-school and university/college courses. From the outset the site took a very broad view of the sources that should be available to students and as well as documents long associated with a "western civilization" approach to history also provides much information on Byzantine, Islamic, Jewish, Indian, East Asian, and African history, including many documents especially relevant to women's history and LGBT studies.

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Iraqi Jewish Archive The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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 and keywords, but also browse the records. All finding aids and site pages in English, while materials themselves are primarily in Hebrew, but with other languages, including English, French, and Arabic represented.

Primary Source Collections
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum National Archives and Records Administration

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.

Primary Source Collections
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: Collections The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

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 Missile Crisis), artifacts, photographs, and more.

Primary Source Collections
Joseph A. Labadie Collection University of Michigan

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 browseable by country and keyword, and the records are also searchable.

Primary Source Collections
Judaica Universitätsbibliothek: Judaica Frankfurt Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main

Supported in part by the European Commisssion and created by the Goethe University (Frankfurt am Main), the library's digital collection unifies a wide range of historical sources on Jewish cultural heritage held in a range of repositories in the library. The thematic database includes a range of special topics, including materials on the Rothschild family, on the Jewish community of Frankfurt, on Yiddish culture, and other topics. Part of the Judaica Europeana project, this archive comprises a contribution to a partnership with 30 other institutions in the US, Israel, and other parts of Europe, created with the goal of integrated access to all digital content. The search and browse features are accessible in English, while materials themselves are in a range of relevant languages, with German, Yiddish, Hebrew, English, and French being the most common.

Monograph/Academic Study
Krantenbank Zeeland Krantenbank Zeeland

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.

Primary Source Collections
L'Ancien d'Algérie Fédération nationale des anciens combattants en Algérie, Maroc et Tunisie

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 / National Federation of Veterans in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia), 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, veterans' rights, and commemoration. The editions are searchable by keyword and date. All site pages and materials are in French.

Primary Source Collections
L'Emeroteca Digitale Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense-Milan-Italy

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 date, publication, title, author, and other information. All materials and the site are in Italian.

Primary Source Collections
La Mission du Centenaire / The Centenary Partnership Program Joseph Zimet

"The Mission of the Centenary" is a rich and diverse collection of French primary sources concerning the First World War, assembled by a public commission charged with presenting the the anniversary to the public. Created in 2012 by the French government and under the supervision of the Secretary of State for Veterans and Memory, its mission is to facilitate commemorations of the war, which it does in partnership with a broad range of museums and institutions across France. The site is available in French, English, and German, and its exhibits present materials in each language. The largest number and richest collections of primary sources are located in the French–language section of the site. The following seven ministries contributed to the website: Foreign Affairs, Army, Culture and Communication, Interior, Research and Higher Education, Tourism, as well as six public institutions and two national associations.

Primary Source Collections
La Repubblica Archive La Repubblica

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.

Primary Source Collections
La Repubblica Romana del 1849 Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Rome, Italy

On this Italian website  La Repubblica Romana del 1849 (The Roman Republic of 1849) for the first time, thousands of documents are collected and made available (newspapers, pamphlets, notices and loose leaflets, manuscripts, the fund gathered by the historian Giuseppe Spada) owned by the Library of Modern History and Contemporary in Rome. These are materials that are difficult to find and of fundamental importance for historical studies, published between the election to the papal throne of Pius IX (1792-1878) in 1846 and his definitive return to Rome in 1849. The collection thus covers the period of the European Revolution of 1848/49, which was in Italy also the period of the first War of Italian indpendence from the Habsburg monarchy and the unification of the Italian nation.

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