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 […]

Comparative Newsreel Assignment: Occupied Germany

Students used knowledge from course readings and a recorded lecture/slideshow to analyze two primary sources from the period of Germany’s postwar occupation and then to compare their analyses via small group discussion on the LMS.

Online Collections of the Wende Museum

The Wende Museum, Culver City, California The Wende Museum’s Online Collections has about 1000 items available to view online: artworks, artifacts, documents, films, and historical witness interviews. There is also music on the Wende Museum’s SoundCloud page. Online Collections website Wende Museum’s Soundcloud Stream

Podcast Project: Divided Germany in Cold War Europe

Elizabeth DrummondLoyola Marymount University This upper-division course, capped at 25, is designed mainly for History majors and minors and students in related fields. A Topics in Public History course, it integrates a variety of public history projects. In addition to these projects, students also had avatars (half the class East Germans and half West Germans) […]

Divided Germany in Cold War Europe

This upper-division course on postwar German history, capped at 25, is designed mainly for History majors and minors and students in related programs. It included a number of public history projects such as a class podcast and a storymap built from avatar entries. Other projects had to be shelved because of COVID.