German History Intersections

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC This preview of video clips from the GHI’s forthcoming German History Intersections project was compiled in support of the German Studies Collaboratory. The clips speak broadly to various aspects of the themes addressed in our project: migration, “Germanness,” and knowledge and education. We hope that you find them useful for teaching, research, or […]

Neue Deutsche Medienmacher

Neue deutsche Medienmacher

Neue Deutsche Medienmacher e.V, Berlin Neue Deutsche Medienmacher is an independent network of journalists with and without a migration background. The network includes freelance and full-time journalists, photographers, videographers, and authors in print, online, TV, and radio from throughout Germany. It sees itself as an organization that supports those in the industry with a migration […]

The Union Catalogue of Books Printed in German Speaking Countries in the 17th Century (VD 17)

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München, and Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel The Union Catalogue of Books Printed in German Speaking Countries in the 17th Century is a retrospective national bibliography for the period 1601 to 1700. Included are all German-language items as well as any work printed and published in the German […]

The Deutsche Kinemathek Digital Collection

Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin Digital collection on German movie and television history, including posters, photo galleries, documents, full-lenght films and interviews. The Deutsche Kinemathek Digital Collection website

ANNO – AustriaN Newspapers Online

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Wien The Austrian National Libraries digital newspaper and periodical portal covers early modern and modern periods from 1568 to 1949 with a focus on the 19th and 20th centuries – browse by newspaper, key word, or date. ANNO – AustriaN Newspapers Online website

World War One “Trench Papers”

Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg “Trench Papers” provides access to 19 German Feldzeitungen from the First World War, covering all front lines as well as the home front, a military hospital and the revolution. World War One “Trench Papers”

Illustrated Magazines of the Weimar Republic

Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden Six outstanding illustrated magazines from the era of Classic Modernism provide access to German interwar everyday life, culture, communication, design and photography. Illustrated Magazines of the Weimar Republic website

Deutsche Fotothek

Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden A rich collection of online image resources, including the web portals “Map Forum” and “Worldviews”, Vormärz caricatures and architectural drawings, regional photography on Sorbian Culture and workers photography from the Weimar years, or GDR art, everyday life and furniture design. Deutsche Fotothek website

ZEFYS newspaper information system

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz Zeitungsinformationssystem (ZEFYS) provides currently more than 300.000 issues from 193 historical newspapers from Germany and foreign newspapers in German. The portal is especially focused on the 19th and early 20th centuries and provides access to, for example, Prussian newspapers or important newspapers of the former GDR. ZEFYS website

German History Maps, 1500-1870

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, 1500-1870 website