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 […]

Topography of Violence

Jüdisches Museum, Berlin The Jewish Museum of Berlin presents an interactive visualization of anti-Semitic violence in Germany between 1930 and 1938. The visualization can be altered by the user to examine the places, the victims, the time sequence, and the perpetrators of violence. Topography of Violence site

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

The First World War (institutional access required)

Adam Matthew Digital The First World War portal makes available invaluable primary sources for the study of the Great War, brought together in four thematic modules. From personal collections and rare printed material to military files, artwork and audio-visual files, content highlights the experiences of soldiers, civilians and governments on both sides of a conflict that […]

Postcolonial Potsdam Audio Guide

Postcolonial Potsdam

Weltweiterdenken, e.V., Stuttgart Postcolonial Potsdam offers an interactive audio guide that tells the story of traces of colonialism in Potsdam. Statues, buildings, paintings or plants point to colonial entanglements when you look closely. The rotary of the Oranges in Sanssouci Park, for example, reveals connections between Prussia and the Netherlands. This friendship symbolizes the beginning […]

GEI-Digital: The Digital Textbook Library

Georg-Eckert-Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Internationale Schulbuchforschung, Braunschweig GEI-Digital visualized provides interactive access to the collection of historic textbooks from Germany. It visualizes temporal and spatial dimensions of the collection which supply insights into developments on the historic textbook market and its actors in Germany. More than 4000 German textbooks are available, including reading primers, geography […]

Wolfenbüttel Digital Library

Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel  The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research institute specializing in the study of European cultural history in the medieval and early modern period. The library’s holdings from these periods form an archive of Western culture that is nearly unique in its scope. Manuscripts, incunabula, early imprints and special collections such […]

German History Maps, 1945-2020

Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN A collection of maps – some interactive, some are archival, others are fashioned by the author using ArcGIS. This collection is one of three. German History Maps, 1945-2020 website

German History Maps, 1870-1945

Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN A collection of maps – some interactive, some are archival, others are fashioned by the author using ArcGIS. This collection is one of three. German History Maps 1870-1945 website

Server for digital historical maps

Leibniz Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz Maps on German history cover a period from the 14th century to the 2000s, including economic topics, streets or the German regional / federal territories. Animated maps show the development of railroads and shipping or the shifting borders of Prussia in the 19th and 20th century. Server for digital […]