Joan Ringelheim’s Early Catalogue of Holocaust Testimony

Helmut Walser Smith – Vanderbilt University This site is an attempt to catalogue the whereabouts of the Holocaust testimonies that were catalogued by Joan Ringelheim and published in two editions that were published in 1986 and 1992. Many of the holdings have moved since the initial publication and with this site, historian Helmut Walser Smith […]

East German Poster Collection

George Mason University Libraries In 2010, George Mason University Libraries acquired a massive collection of East German posters. Containing more than seven thousand objects, the collection is one of the largest of its kind. The posters are divided into five series: Culture and Science, Politics, Film, Art Exhibitions, and Performing Arts. Currently, the database allows […]

Blavatnik Archive

Blavatnik Archive Foundation, New York The Blavatinik Archive offers a large collection of materials devoted to 20th Century Jewish and world history, with a special emphasis on World War I, World War II, and Soviet Russia. The collection offers over 10,000 Judaica-themed postcards and 74 posters as well as oral histories, WWI postcards, NSDAP ephemera, […]

Working Towards an Equitable German Studies

Association for German Studies in the UK and Ireland The Equitable German Studies project provides resources for adapting reading lists on German culture and to provide a forum for sharing experiences. The resource is a collaborative project that actively seeks new participation and new resources to build out the already strong collection. The project offers […]

British Columbia and Canada Through Arriving Eyes

The University of British Columbia The website “British Columbia and Canada Through Arriving Eyes” is a collection of resources related to the arrival of German immigrants and their experiences living in British Columbia (including Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba). The project hosts a variety of resources, including a bibliography of primary and secondary sources, oral history […]

Digital Holocaust Maps

Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University This site integrates digital maps and digitized documents so that teachers and students can delve more deeply into the subject of the Holocaust. The maps and documents contain links, and these links lead to sources that help us read Nazi documents “against the grain”– often by confronting these inhumane documents […]

Weiße Rose Stiftung

Weiße Rose Stiftung e.V., Munich The Weiße Rose Foundation offers online pedagogical material and an app about Weiße Rose and resistance in Nazi Germany. There is also an audio guide (in German and English) for a traveling exhibition, the short audios are useful without the exhibition too. Weiße Rose Stiftung website

Archives of the Akademie der Künste

Akademie der Künste Berlin

Akademie der Künste, Berlin The Archives of the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts) are considered the most important interdisciplinary archives for modernist art and culture in German-speaking countries. The Archives are entrusted with the core task of acquiring important art and cultural history archives, as well as collections and art works from all areas […]

Hidden Cities: Hamburg

Hidden Cities Hamburg

PUblic REnaissance: Urban Cultures of Public Space between Early Modern Europe and the Present, Hidden Cities is part of the project PUblic REnaissance: Urban Cultures of Public Space between Early Modern Europe and the Present funded by the Humanities in European Research Area (HERA) grant and includes universities from Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, […]

CineGraph: Resources for the History of Cinema


CineGraph e.V., Hamburg Resources for research on the history of German language cinema, including links to databases, archives, museums, individuals, film criticism, and film music. The links provided include both German and English resources. Visit the site