Webography on the Age of the Second World War

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:

  • Chinese Civil War (1927–50)
  • Spanish Civil War (1936–39)
  • Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–45)
  • Second World War (1939–45)

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Institution: University of California, San Diego
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Created by the Mandeville Special Collections Librayr of the University of California–San Diego, this site provides users with digitized images of over 600 pencil, crayon, ink, and watercolor drawings made during the Spanish Civil War by Spanish school children, both in Spain and in refugee centers in France. Originally published as a book under this title in 1939, the drawings are organized according to the place of their creation, and...

http://libraries.ucsd.edu/speccoll/tsdp/
Institution: University of Portsmouth
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Based in the Department of Geography at the University of Portsmouth (UK), A Vision of Britain through Time combines data from historical surveys of the island. Created by the Great Britain Historical GIS Project, the project has received support from Office of National Statistics, the National Archives, the British Library, English Heritage, the Environment Agency and many academic institutions. In addition to the GIS analyses presented, the...

http://www.gbhgis.org/
Institution: Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives
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The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) is an educational non-profit dedicated to promoting social activism and the defense of human rights. ALBA’s work is inspired by the American volunteers of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). Drawing on the ALBA collections in New York University’s Tamiment Library, and working to expand such collections, ALBA works to preserve the legacy of the Abraham...

http://www.alba-valb.org/resources/digital-library
Institution: Duke University Libraries
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Created by Duke University Libraries Digital Collections department, the Ad*Access project offers users access to images and publication information of over 7,000 US and Canadian advertisements dating to the years between 1911 and 1955. Selected from the large number of available materials, the collections are concentrated on five major areas: Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda. Drawn from a...

http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adaccess/
Institution: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
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Created by the Austrian National Library, this Digital Reading Room for law allows users to search, browse, and read historical legal texts. Searches are only available by publication, year, and law number, but not full-text. Results are displayed as images, and all sources and site resources are in German with no English translation.

http://alex.onb.ac.at/
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: 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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A series of short films ranging from a few minutes up to a full hour, this collection and accompanying website document the personal testimonies of witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust, with a particular emphasis on the realities of life and death in the camps, as well as the legacy of the Final Solution. The collection also includes materials conveying a sense of the shock felt by the liberators and how the atrocities were revealed by ...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/holocaust/
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: Birkbeck University of London
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Created by scholars at Birkbeck, University of London with support from the Arts & Humanities Research Council, this site offers users a range of essays, documents, and resources on the Nazi concentration camps in the years between Hitler's rise to power in 1933 and the outbreak of war in 1939. Delving into the history of the camps before the Holocaust, the project seeks the origins of the wartime practice of the Final Solution through...

http://www.camps.bbk.ac.uk/
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 Nacional de España
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La Biblioteca Digital Hispánica (BDH), or Hispanica Digital Library is a project of the National Library of Spain, and provides free access to digitized documents and books dating to the 15th century. It also includes manuscripts, drawings, engravings, pamphlets, posters, photographs, maps, atlases, music scores, historic newspapers and magazines and audio recordings. Its goals are disseminating cultural heritage, preserving it, and...

http://www.bne.es/en/Catalogos/BibliotecaDigitalHispanica/Inicio/index.html
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: 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: British Pathé
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A media company with a century-long history, British Pathé has made available a large archive of footage, such as newsreels, comprising some 85,000 films, as well as stills, all dating from the years between 1896 and 1976. Among other newsworthy subjects, the archive includes film of major events, historical figures, and related issues. The entire archive is available to view online for free via the British Pathé website and YouTube channel....

http://www.britishpathe.com
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: Canadian Museum of History
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The Canadian War Museum's online exhibits feature modules on Canada's involvement in major wars from 1812 and the Boer War to both World Wars, as well as the country's membership in NATO. Each exhibit features photos and objects with text descriptions, as well as essays on subjects ranging from life on the front lines to the home front. The site also features a full-scale French–language version.

http://www.warmuseum.ca/exhibitions/online-exhibitions/
Institution: Leo Baeck Institute
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The Center for Jewish History Digital Collections is a searchable online database featuring digital facsimiles of items from the library, archive and museum collections of the five partner institutions of the Center for Jewish History: The American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, the Leo Baeck Institute, the Yeshiva University Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Numbering in the tens of thousands,...

http://access.cjh.org/
Institution: Centropa
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Centropa is a nonprofit historical institute dedicated to Jewish family and individual stories from Central Europe, Eastern Europe, and the Balkans. The site's content includes photographs, thematic exhibitions, recipes, and other materials. Perhaps most important are the interviews collected primarily in Vienna of individuals from across the region who survived the Second World War and settled in the city. The site has English, German, and...

http://www.centropa.org/country/Germany
Institution: PBS
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The Children of the Camps documentary captures the experiences of six Americans of Japanese ancestry who were confined as innocent children to internment camps by the U.S. government during World War II. The film vividly portrays their personal journey to heal the deep wounds they suffered from this experience.

http://www.pbs.org/childofcamp/index.html
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: Claremont Colleges
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The Claremont Colleges Digital Library (CCDL) is an online archive of documents, photographs, objects, interviews, personal papers, manuscripts, and other primary source materials on a wide range of topics, including historical issues. Of particular interest may be those on women and work in the United States and Great Britain in the early twentieth century, and the suffrage movement in the US, Britain, India, Japan, and beyond. The whole is...

http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/collections
Institution: Combined Arms Research Library
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During WW II the U.S. Command and General Staff College's primary mission was to train large numbers of captains and majors to be staff officers in battalions, brigades, divisions, and corps. To that end, the Army provided copies of documents produced by field units to the College. This archive, the Combined Arms Research Library, provides users with searchable and browseable access to operations orders, after-action reports, intelligence...

http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/
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: Netherlands Muziek Instituut
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The Second World War in Music provides users with information on the place of music in the war in the Netherlands and its colonial posessions, the former Dutch East Indies, Surinam, and the Dutch Antilles. Created in collaboration with the Netherlands Music Institute, the site offers users access to documents, music, photos, and biographies of individual musicians and composers, all of which shed light on several key themes: musical life...

http://www.wo2-muziek.nl/nl/
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: Densho
Abstract:

Densho is a Seattle, WA–based group dedicated to preserving the history and testimonies of the more than 120,000 Japanese Americans who were removed from their homes and detained during World War II. A collaboration with several organizations and archives, this digital archive grants users access to a range of browseable collections, many of which represent the materials donated by a single family or, in another instance, the pages of a...

http://ddr.densho.org/
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: Universitätsbibliothek der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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Offered by the Humboldt University of Berlin, this site grants users access to a collection of the university library's digitized books. Materials include a range of subject headings including scholarly libraries, materials on universities, prints and images, and more. The collection totals more than 2,000 titles in all. Finding aids are in German or English, while materials are primarily in German. 

http://digi-alt.ub.hu-berlin.de
Institution: Leo Baeck Institute
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Created by the Leo Baeck institute of New York and Berlin, DigiBaeck is a site providing users access to digital collections about German–speaking Jews in the modern world. Total digitized holdings exceed 3.5 million pages, and include archival materials, memoirs, manuscripts, books and periodicals. They also include art, photos, and sound recordings. The site provides basic and advanced search functions, as well as browsing by the type of...

https://www.lbi.org/digibaeck/
Institution: University of Oxford
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The online archive of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University, the Digital Bodleian provides access to more than 10 million printed pages, over 1 million maps, and large quantities of manuscript and archival material. In total, some 120,000 individual entries are available, with millions more awaiting release. The Digital Bodleian includes materials on a wide range of subjects, including Western manuscripts and "oriental" texts related to—...

http://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/
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: Cornell University Library
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The Donovan Nuremberg Trials collection consists of nearly 150 bound volumes of Nuremberg trial transcripts and documents from the personal archives of General William J. Donovan (1883-1959). The Donovan papers contain both original statements from the defendants in German and typed translations in English prepared by the Allies.

http://lawcollections.library.cornell.edu/nuremberg
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: State Library of New South Wales
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The website of the New South Wales State Library provides access to subscription databases of family history resources, electronic newspapers, ebooks and digitized text collections. Among the Library's collections, a project digitizing World War I diaries stands out. The site also includes the online project Australian Jewish Community and Culture focuses on the journeys, settlement,...

http://www2.sl.nsw.gov.au/eresources/?HomeLink=eresources
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: New York Public Library
Abstract:

This collection, presented by the New York Public Library Digital Collections, offers users access to a partial set of photographs that accompanied albums created by the studio of Adolf Hitler's personal photographer and published annually between 1939 and 1942. Cataloguing events of wartime history, the photographs portray a view of Nazi Germany as its leaders wanted it to be seen, including commemorating victory. All images have been...

http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/eye-on-the-reich-german-propaganda-photographs-1939-1942#/?tab=about&scroll=12
Institution: Library of Congress
Abstract:

Between 1939 and 1944, photographers working for the US Farm Security Administration and later the Office of War Information created approximately 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The pictures focus on rural areas and farm labor, as well as aspects of World War II mobilization, including factories, railroads, aviation training, and women working. Fewer in number than...

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/
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: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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This special exhibit has been created in collaboration with the US Holocaust Memorial and Museum (Washington, DC) to tell the story of some 2,100 Polish Jews who successfully fled through the Soviet Union to Japan, Shanghai, and beyond before the Holocaust began in 1941. It offers users access to testimonies, photographs, and artifacts, which are browseable and searchable. Owing to the particiaption of Dutch and Japanese diplomats in these...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/flight-rescue/search_home.php
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: Yale University Library
Abstract:

In existence since 1981, the Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies has preserved film of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses in New Haven, CT since 1979, and the originals have been deposited at the Yale University Libraries. Since then, the collection has grown to more than 4,000 testimonies comprising over 10,000 hours of footage, all compiled by more than 35 projects across North America, South America, Europe, and Israel....

http://web.library.yale.edu/testimonies/excerpts
Institution: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Abstract:

FRANKLIN is a virtual research room and digital repository that provides free and open access to the digitized collections of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. Comprising more than 800,000 pages and 2,500 photos, holdings are related to the life and presidency of Roosevelt, as well as the activities of Eleanor Roosevelt, as well as of other important figures of the Roosevelt Administration. Materials are both searchable and browseable.

http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/archives/collections/franklin/
Institution: nationaal archief
Abstract:

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: Amsterdam City Archives
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Created by the Amsterdam State Archive, this site allows users access to a range of collections on the city and its history. Under the heading of special collections, note those on the First World War and the African Slave Trade. All site pages and materials are in Dutch.

https://www.amsterdam.nl/stadsarchief/archief/
Institution: Yale University
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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: DANS
Abstract:

Witness Stories is a repository of first-person narratives about the Second World War created by the Netherlands Ministry of Health Heritage Program for the War. Addressing a broad range of topics, these interviews have been preserved digitally so as to be accessible at Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), a partner institute of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The website offers context and access to the...

http://getuigenverhalen.nl/
Institution: Northwestern University Library
Abstract:

The Northwestern University Libraries (Evanston, IL) is a federal repository library and therefore holds a range of US Government Information publications, but also materials from the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago, and the United Nations. Although few of these documents are available online, the site does include digitized collections of World War II–era posters, League of Nations documents, and more.

http://www.library.northwestern.edu/libraries-collections/evanston-campus/government-information
Institution: Harvard College Library
Abstract:

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: NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies
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The German Foreign Office and Jews in the Netherlands (1933–1945) offers users access documents on the role of the the Auswärtige Amt (German Foreign Office), but also other German and Nazi organizations, in the persecution and destruction of Jews in the Netherlands. The site contains more than 2,000 digitized sources, which are accompanied by extensive notes and explanations in English. Individual entries, however, are in Dutch, and the...

http://www.diplomatievandevervolging.nl/en
Institution: Institut national de l'audiovisuel
Abstract:

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: Southern Methodist Univeristy
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Comprised of materials from the Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) Libraries' Government Information Resources department, this site offers users access to 343 information pamphlets, governmnet reports, speeches, propaganda materials, and other documents produced by the US Government Printing Office during World War II. Users can search or browse materials according to a range of categories including issues related to women and guides...

http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/hgp/
Institution: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Abstract:

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: GALE Cengage Learning
Abstract:

Offering users access to more than 25,000 pages of documents dating from the years between 1944 and 1949, this collection concentrates on the investigation and prosecution of the war crimes of Nazi commanders and personnel in concentration camps. Among the materials are correspondence, legal documents, trial transcripts, interrogation reports, exhibit materials, clemency processes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and more. The materials...

http://gdc.gale.com/archivesunbound/the-holocaust-and-records-of-concentration-camp-trials-prosecution-of-nazi-war-crimes/
Institution: Andover-Harvard Theological Library
Abstract:

Jointly funded by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, DC) and the Centre de documentation juive contemporaine (Paris) and hosted by the Andover–Harvard Theological Library, this site provides users with access to the records of the Unitarian Service Committee, established in 1939 and responsible for efforts to aid victims of World War II in Europe by providing food, clothing, medical care, and support for immigration to the US. The...

http://library.hds.harvard.edu/collections/digital/holocaust-rescue-and-relief
Institution: National Archives
Abstract:

This site provides access to the records held by the US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA, College Park, MD) on assets looted during the Holocaust and subsequently located, recovered, and returned. The primary stimulus for recent interest in these issues came only in the 1990s with the discovery of Swiss bank accounts and gold looted by the Nazis, but it has expanded to include cultural artifacts, art, and other monetary...

http://www.archives.gov/research/holocaust/index.html
Institution: Holy See
Abstract:

An official online publication of the Holy See, this site provides users with digital texts of a variety of documents related to the activities of individual popes. Users can browse a chronological listing, which leads, where relevant, to a page with categorized documents on a range of issues. A separate archive page takes users to collections of historical documents, including those...

http://w2.vatican.va/content/vatican/en.html
Institution: Drabkin, Artem
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Created with support from the Russian Federation's Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communication, this site offers readers a selection of first-person narratives collected and interviews taken in recent years about everyday experiences of World War II in the Soviet Union. It includes not only male soldiers, but also women combat soldiers, as well as nurses and other noncombat personnel. Entries are text searchable, but the site offers no...

http://iremember.ru/en/
Institution: Imperial War Museums
Abstract:

A partially government-funded set of five museums across the United Kingdom that relies on donations, the Imperial War Museum offers 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....

http://www.iwm.org.uk/
Institution: International Institute of Social History
Abstract:

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: Internet Archive
Abstract:

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...

https://archive.org/details/additional_collections
Institution: Fordham University
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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: University of Michigan
Abstract:

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: Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Abstract:

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...

http://sammlungen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/judaicaffm
Institution: Krantenbank Zeeland
Abstract:

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: Indiana University Bloomington
Abstract:

Hosted by Indiana University (Bloomington) Libraries, this collection offers users access to digital images of visual materials held in the archives of the League, which are located in Geneva. The collections are divided according to subjects, which include people, assemblies, councils, delegations, commissions, conferences, the Secretariat, the International Labor Bureau, and more. Each is both browseable and searchable, and provides basic...

http://www.indiana.edu/~league/
Institution: Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna
Abstract:

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: University of Minnesota
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Created by the University of Minnesota Libraries, this archive provides users with access to digitized images of the Manzanar Free Press, a newspaper published by Americans of Japanese descent interned at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, which operated between 1942 and 1945. Editions are browseable by chronology and searchable by keyword. Each entry contains searchable metadata related to publication dates. It appears that...

https://umedia.lib.umn.edu/taxonomy/term/745
Institution: Institut national de l’audiovisuel
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Co-produced by the Institut national de l'audiovisuel (National Audiovisual Institute) and the Fondation de mémoire de la Shoah (Foundation for the Memory of the Holocaust), Memories of the Holocaust is a collection containing over 100 oral histories with survivors of the Shoah, as the Holocaust is often known in France. The collection contains interviews in French with survivors providing the testimony of everyday French men and women who...

http://grands-entretiens.ina.fr/consulter/Shoah
Institution: Roosevelt, Eleanor
Abstract:

Hosted by George Washington University and created by the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, this site provides users with the full run of Roosevelt's newspaper columns, which ran under the title "My Day." The collection also includes selected other articles, correspondence, radio broadcasts, speeches, and her unpublished personal papers. The materials may be searched by keyword, but also browsed by date of publication. The site also contains...

http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/myday
Institution: National Archives
Abstract:

The official site of the National Archives of the United Kingdom housed at Kew, this site provides users with a range of finding aids and guides to the archive's holdings, as well as a searchable and browseable database of online holdings. These holdings include guides and online databases for numerous relevant categories: including both world wars, various service branches, and more. The site includes a section of materials for teachers and...

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Institution: National Archives
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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: Narodna biblioteka Srbije
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The online collections of the National Library of Serbia, this site presents a range of books, periodicals, manuscripts, and other sources, accessible through an English language browsing and searching feature. Of greatest, perhaps, is a large digital collection on the First World War, which contains maps, a digital exhibition, and related materials.

http://www.digitalna.nb.rs
Institution: Netwerk Oorlogsbronnen
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The War Sources Network (NOB) is a project to improve digital access to Dutch collections of materials on World War II by facilitating the collaboration of some 400 institutions with relevant collections. It aims to make the hundreds of thousands of photos and millions of documents digitized more useful and discoverable by providing integrated search and browsing. All materials and site pages are in Dutch.

http://www.oorlogsbronnen.nl/
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
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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: New York Public Library
Abstract:

Created by the New York Public Library, this digital collection of photographs from Poland during World War II includes collections of images of prewar Poland in 1939, of Polish military and political figures, of the underground and the government in exile in London, and of Jewish children. Images are browseable by theme and fully searchable, with English langauge metadata.

http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/poland-in-photographs-1939-1944#/?tab=about&roots=b4d45ba0-c60f-012f-4cb9-58d385a7bc34
Institution: Hoover Institution
Abstract:

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
Institution: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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Hosted by the National Archives and Records Administration, this site is an online version of an extensive exhibit at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, from May 1994 to February 1995. Its emphasis is on posters used to persuade, and includes related primary source material from official manuals and other sources on the US Government's strategy to mobilize public support for the war effort, including popular songs and sayings...

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/powers_of_persuasion_intro.html
Institution: Princeton University
Abstract:

Composed of materials drawn from the Princeton University Libraries, the Digital Library features thematic collections on a range of historical events and eras, including the civil war in Guatemala, the Chinese Revolution, the American Revolution, and more. Showcasing distinctive holdings of the library, the collections have been fashioned to serve the needs of research and teaching at Princeton. Materials include sheet music, photographs,...

http://pudl.princeton.edu/collections.php
Institution: Brown University Library for Digital Scholarship
Abstract:

This project, created by the Brown University Library Center for Digital Scholarship, offers users access to thousands of prints, drawings, and watercolors from the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection. Concentrating on the period from the 17th century to World War II, it has a particular emphasis on illustrations of military uniforms and dress, as well as portraits, photographs, posters, and other materials. All are accessible both via a...

http://library.brown.edu/cds/askb/
Institution: Library of Congress
Abstract:

An online version of an exhibition held in 1992, soon after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the sudden opening of its previously secret archives, this site offers images of both that historical moment, and of documents then unearthed about the more distant past. Culled from the archives and organized into collections on subjects ranging from terror to repression, the small selection of documents is presented both as digitizations of...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/archives/intro.html
Institution: Royal Air Force Museum
Abstract:

The Royal Airforce Museum of the United Kingdom offers visitors to its website a range of online collections on themes related to the Battle of Britain, the wartime service of women, the Polish Air Force in Britain, and the experiences of flyers of African descent in the Caribbean. Other exhibits consider longer term themes, including the service of women in the RAF.

http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/research/online-exhibitions.aspx
Institution: Kudriashov, Sergei
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A project supported by, among others, the Max Weber Foundation, the German Historical Institute–Moscow, the Russian Federal Archive Agency, and the Ministry of Defense and its Central Archive, this project grew beginning in 2011 from an initiative by the Russian Presidential Administration to make public documents from Nazi Germany captured at the end of World War II by the Soviet Union. The site provides researchers access to selections from...

http://www.germandocsinrussia.org/ru/nodes/1-rossiysko-germanskiy-proekt-po-otsifrovke-trofeynyh-kollektsiy
Institution: School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
Abstract:

Presented by the Rutgers University Libraries (New Jersey), the Rutgers Oral History Archives provides users access to more than 1,200 oral-history interviews and annotated transcripts. The transcripts, some 30,000 pages worth, are text-searchable, as well as browseable by conflict, military branch and unit, and other categories. 

http://oralhistory.rutgers.edu/
Institution: Smithsonian Institution
Abstract:

The online collections of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, these collections include, among their millions of records related to natural history and other subjects, more than 100,000 entries on history. Materials are text searchable, as well as browseable by type. The collections include photographs, drawings, art, and other images, as well as documents. Not all materials are available online. In addition, a number of thematic...

http://collections.si.edu/search/
Institution: NIOD instituut voor oorlogs-, holocaust- en genocide studies
Abstract:

This website offers users access to thirteen interviews of survivors of the Sobibor death camp, a significant percentage of the fifty total survivors out of more than 170,000 of the camp's victims, 34,000 of whom were from the Netherlands. Created by the Netherlands Institute for War, Genocide, and Holocaust Studies, the emphasis here is on Dutch escapee-survivors and their lives, the degrading conditions in the camp, escape, and lives after...

https://www.sobiborinterviews.nl/
Institution: Library of Congress
Abstract:

This digital collection provides users with access to 120 posters from the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Both Nationalist and Republican sides are represented, although the latter posters are more numerous, including those related to trade unions, Catalonian nationalists, and various internationalist groups. The collection is both browseable and searchable by various keywords.

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/spcw/
Institution: City University of New York's Brooklyn College
Abstract:

In this oral history website Brookyn College students narrate two historical episodes: their experiences of working on farms during World War II, and the events surrounding the suspension of the Vanguard, the student newspaper in a postwar McCarthy era climate. The edited testimony is accompanied by audio excerpts. These case studies add another dimension to our understanding of life on the American homefront during World War II and the...

https://ashp.cuny.edu/student-voices-wwii-and-mccarthy-era
Institution: Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek – Technische Universität Darmstadt
Abstract:

A project of the Technical University of Darmstadt, the Digital Resources of the library and archives provides users with access to manuscripts and rare books, as well as maps, musical scores, and other materials for the entire modern period. Other sources include local newspapers from Hesse, as well as photographs and other visual sources. The project's portal is available in English, but search and materials are primarily in German.

http://www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/spezialabteilungen/digitale_sammlungen_2/digitale_sammlungen.de.jsp
Institution: GALE Cengage Learning
Abstract:

Testaments to the Holocaust is a searchable full-text and image collection designed to allow students to examine Nazi crimes. It includes more than 1,000 individual testimonies, 4,000 photographs, and documents such as Nazi propaganda, and is accompanied by essays and scholarly explanations of the documents and events. Access requires a subscription, which may be held by your library.

http://gdc.gale.com/archivesunbound/archives-unbound-testaments-to-the-holocaust/
Institution: National Archives
Abstract:

The American Soldier in World War II is a project to make available to scholars and to the public a remarkable collection of written reflections on war and military service by American soldiers who served during the Second World War. In its efforts to mobilize, train, equip, and lead the largest fighting force in the nation's history, the US War Department created an in-house Research Branch staffed and advised by the country's leading social...

https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/tkotwim/the-american-soldier?_cldee=aGFnZW1hbm5AZW1haWwudW5jLmVkdQ%3d%3d&recipientid=contact-e5c1b8baab4de111b2a8001cc477ec84-7fe11f6229974491b01dcbf17575ca36&esid=dd203560-ff51-e811-80cb-005056ab0bd9
Institution: Toronto Public Library
Abstract:

Created by the Toronto Public Library, this digital archive provides users with access to a small collection of historical photos, images, maps, manuscripts, and books related to both World Wars and other conflicts. Materials are browseable by type, subject, and language, and are fully accessible in downloadable form. All finding aids are in English and French, and most materials are in English.

http://www.virtualreferencelibrary.ca/vrl/digital-archive.jsp
Institution: Portal of Contemporary History
Abstract:

This searchable and browseable database provides users with access to a range of over 1,200 leaflets and other ephemeral publications related to Italy's twentieth-century political and social history, with a particular emphasis on the struggle against fascism. These digitized images are primarily from the collections of the Historical Institute of the Resistance in Tuscany. All materials and site pages are in Italian.

http://www.toscananovecento.it/eGallery/volantini/ricerca
Institution: International Committee of the Red Cross
Abstract:

A database of international humanitarian law treaties provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross, this site provides users access to full texts of the treaties, as well as commentaries and other materials. All materials are sorted into thematic collections. Highlights include full texts of the Geneva Conventions, as well as contemporary and modern commentary. All materials are available in English.

https://www.icrc.org/en/war-and-law/treaties-customary-law
Institution: Tulane University
Abstract:

Assembled by the Howard–Tilton Memorial Library, the Tulane University Digital Library is a source of digitized and digital holdings for teachers, researchers, and the public. Strengths of the collections include music, especially jazz, as well as Latin America, the local history of New Orleans and Louisiana. Drawn from a range of collections and centers at Tulane University, the library provides a search feature, as well as thematic...

http://digitallibrary.tulane.edu/
Institution: National Archives
Abstract:

A project of—among others—the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the Welcome Library, and the Women's Library, the UK Web Archive is designed as a resource for the public, teachers, students, researchers, and more. It aims to provide a record of UK based websites for preservation, a record that begins with 2004, when archiving began. The larger project is based at the National Library of Scotland, the National Library of Wales...

http://www.webarchive.org.uk/
Institution: Universiteit Leiden
Abstract:

Provided by Leiden University (Netherlands), the University Library's Digital Special Collections archive offers users access to visual and textual sources including maps, photos, books, and manuscripts, as well as an editorial apparatus and digital exhibitions on specific themes. The collections' search feature allows for English language searches, although many of the items in the collection are presented primarily in Dutch.

https://socrates.leidenuniv.nl
Institution: University of South Florida
Abstract:

The University of South Florida Library's Special Collections Department has provided access to a digital library of various thematic collections of materials which are browsable and searchable according to several criteria. Of particular interest are collections of primary sources on the Spanish Civil War (1936–38), an archive of oral histories on the topic, and a collection of materials on the Holocaust, World War II, and genocide in...

http://digital.lib.usf.edu/#
Institution: Fabrique Communicatie en Design
Abstract:

Developed by the National Library of the Netherlands, Memory of the Netherlands is an image library where users can view online the collections of over 100 museums, archives and libraries. Materials include photographs, sculptures, paintings, bronzes, ceramics, modern art, drawings , stamps, posters and newspaper clippings, as well as video and audio clips. The site is searchable and browseable by various collections, including those related...

http://www.geheugenvannederland.nl/nl/collecties/verzetsliteratuur
Institution: American Folklife Center
Abstract:

Created by the Library of Congress and the American Folklife Center, the Veterans History Project is an initiative to collect, store, and offer access to individual American veterans' accounts of their wartime experiences. Users can search interviews by name, service location, unit, rank, interviewer, keywords and notes. Searches can be limited according to branch, gender, type of material, and war, ranging from World War I to the Iraq and...

http://www.loc.gov/vets/vets-home.html
Institution: University of Michigan
Abstract:

This site makes available to the public the results of a program underway since 1981 to interview Holocaust survivors, the Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive. Created by Sidney Bolkosky, a professor of history at the University of Michigan–Dearborn and hosted by the university's libraries, the interviews are available on the site as short sound files embedded with texts, all of which are in English. Users can browse the...

http://holocaust.umd.umich.edu/
Institution: British Library
Abstract:

Created by the British Library, Voices of the Holocaust is a digital collection of oral history interviews of Jewish survivors, both men and women, who came to Britain to live during or after World War II. The testmonies are most accessible through five thematic collections: life before the Holocaust, ghettos and deportations, the camps, resistance and liberation. Each is available both as an audio file and in transcription. The site also...

http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/voices/holocaust.html
Institution: Galvin Library
Abstract:

Voices of the Holocaust Project provides a digital archive of restored, transcribed, and translated interviews with Holocaust survivors conducted in 1946 by Dr. David P. Boder, a psychology professor from Chicago's Illinois Institute of Technology. Hosted by the institute, the site aims to reach  students, researchers, historians, and the general public. The tesimonies were collected in displaced persons camps in France, Switzerland, Italy,...

http://voices.iit.edu/
Institution: University of Warwick
Abstract:

This site offers users access to select digitized collections from the University of Warwick (UK) Library. Individual collections are devoted to a range of relevant topics including the First World War, the Russian Revolution and Britain, the Spanish Civil War, the period of Irish Independence, as well as collections on British society. Collections are browseable and, in some cases, searchable by various keywords and subjects. All materials...

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/explorefurther/digital/
Institution: National Archives
Abstract:

This site has been created by the National Archives of the Netherlands in collaboration with a large number of partner organizations in the country to offer access to a range of introductions on a broad range of themes related to the experience of the war in the Netherlands, as well as in the country's colonial posessions in the East Indies and elsewhere. The site's primary function, however, is to direct users to the broad range of archives...

http://archievenwo2.nl/archieven/uitgebreid
Institution: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Abstract:

Created by the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, this collection of documents relates to the Chinese Civil War that determined, in the years after World War II, whether the Communist Party of China or the Nationalist Party would govern. The site includes declassified and translated documents from Chinese, Russian, and other archives. Users can read both a translated English text and view a scan of the original documents, which...

http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/collection/175/chinese-civil-war-1945-1950
Institution: Library of Congress
Abstract:

A project of the US Library of Congress, the World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Search 14,228 items about 193 countries between 8000 BCE and 2000 CE. It is carried out with the support of the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific...

https://www.wdl.org/en/
Institution: Württembergische Landesbibliothek
Abstract:

Connected to the Württemberg State Library (Stuttgart), the Library of Contemporary History contains nearly 400,000 volumes. Online users can access collections of posters dating primarily between 1914 and 1970, as well as a collection of World War I-era leaflets. A full catalog of the collections is available, while only part of the whole quantity of individual records is available by browsing. Although German is the site's primary language...

http://www.wlb-stuttgart.de/sammlungen/bibliothek-fuer-zeitgeschichte
Institution: Yad Vashem
Abstract:

Founded on the mandate of a 1953 law enacted by the Israeli Knesset, Yad Vashem is a leading center for documentation and testimony related to the Holocaust. Its Digital Collections include photoarchives, a database of victims' names, and documents, as well as thematic collections on the transportation of Jewish individuals and communities, on mass atrocities in the occupied Soviet Union, art, Jewish life, and individual camp complexes....

http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/resources/index.asp
Institution: Library of Congress
Abstract:

Created by the Library of Congress, the Yanker Poster Collection is a grouping of posters, propaganda, and handbills on a range of social and poltical issues dating from the years between 1927 and 1980, a gift by collecter Gary Yanker. Most are from the US, including environmental, antiwar, and women's rights activism, but more than 50 other countries. The collection includes an introductory essay, select bibliography, and other aids, while...

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/yan/
Institution: The New York Public Library
Abstract:

The New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer allows users to browse page-by-page through a collection of 650 out of the 730 complete Holocaust memorial books in the library. Most books are in Yiddish or Hebrew, but a small number of English translations. Users can search, but the primary means of accessing the books is an alphabetical list of the place names for communities commemorated.

http://www.nypl.org/collections/nypl-recommendations/guides/yizkorbooks