Compromised Identities: Reflections on Perpetration and Complicity under Nazism

Centre for Collective Violence, Holocaust and Genocide Studies,Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London “Compromised Identities?” explores how perpetration and complicity are represented and understood both at the time and later. The page with its eight main topics also features images, documents, a film collection, objects and an interactive map. Visit the Compromised Identities website

Austrian Heritage Archive

Verein GEDENKDIENST – Verein für historisch-politische Bildungsarbeit und internationalen Dialog, Wien The Austrian Heritage Archive (AHA) collects video and audio interviews with Jewish Austrian emigrés who fled to the USA or Palestine/Israel during the National Socialist period or immediately afterwards. The interviews are presented in their edited form and are accompanied by biographical documents and […]

Music in Berlin, 1870-1910: An Empire for Absolute Music

Sanna Pederson, University of Oklahoma, Norman “An Empire for Absolute Music” focuses on concerts of instrumental music during the Kaiserzeit – when the most celebrated piano and violin virtuosos lived and taught in Berlin, frequently described as the musical capital of the world. Short blog posts introduce protagonists and events presented with images, documents and […]

Erinnerungsorte der Sozialdemokratie

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung / Archiv der Sozialen Demokratie, Bonn “Places of Remembrance of German Social Democracy” offers two main features: a map and a ‘journey through time,’ including documents, images and movies from the more than 150 years history of the SPD, unions and organizations of the workers movement. The content is accessible via a […]

DigBib.Org

DigBib.Org

DigBib.org offers a wide range of digitized German-language literary works. Some of the authors featured here are Lessing, Kafka, Schiller, Goethe, and others. All works are available as PDF documents and are provided as open access documents without copyright. View the site

The Avalon Project

Avalon Project at Yale

Yale Law School, New Haven, CT The Avalon Project at Yale University offers a complete set of the transcripts from the International Military Tribunal for Germany (the Nuremberg Trials). Users can look through each of the virtual archive boxes or jump to a curated set of key documents. Visit the Site

Mitteldeutsche Selbstzeugnisse der Zeit des Dreißigjährigen Krieges

Thüringer Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Jena The website Personal Accounts of the Thirty Years War from Central Germany provides access to four previously unpublished texts from an administrator, a Protestant master dyer, a Catholic vicar capitular and a war commissar, tax collector, judge, and diplomat. These commented ego-documents show how the conduct of the war and […]

Europeana collections

Europeana Foundation, The Hague, Netherlands Europeana provides access to millions of books, music, maps, manuscripts, newspapers, artworks and more – accessible with search and filter tools. The portal hosts also online exhibitions and a blog. Europena site

Annotext

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH Literary texts in German, annotated and glossed for language learners. The text reange from Goethe and Kleist to Kafka, Büchner and Thomas Mann, including fairy tales from the brothers Grimm. Annotext site

Digital Scriptorum

The University of California Berkeley Library Digital Scriptorium is a growing consortium of American libraries and museums committed to free online access to their collections of pre-modern manuscripts, including several digitized medieval German wills from Fordham University’s Special Collections. There are multiple ways to search for the wills. Digital Scriptorum site