<em>Ekstase und Elend</em>, a German Cultural History Reader and Website

Ekstase und Elend is a freely accessible, multimedia website designed for an intermediate-to-advanced German-language course on the cultural history of German-speaking Central Europe in the twentieth-century. Presenting an inclusive history including women’s history, LGBTQ+ history, Germans of Color, and other historically underrepresented groups, the website features an interactive, multimedia timeline and links to key primary […]

Alexandra Garbarini on Holocaust Diaries

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. Dr. Alexandra Garbarini, Professor of […]

Daniel Magilow on Holocaust Photography

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute video lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. Dr. Daniel Magilow, Professor […]

IWitness

University of Southern California Shoa Foundation, Los Angeles, California USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness Visual History Archive allows users to search through and view more than 55,000 primary source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide or other crimes against humanity, including Holocaust survivors and refugees from Nazi Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe. The website also offers […]

German Exile Press 1933-1945

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek – Deutsches Exilarchiv 1933-1945, Frankfurt am Main / Leipzig Presents 30 newspaper and journals published by refugees from Nazi Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe, including publications of political groups such as “Neuer Vorwärts” (Prague/Paris), “Das Andere Deutschland” (Buenos Aires) or “Internationale Literatur” (Moscow) and especially Jewish periodicals like “The Jewish Voice of the far […]

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

DIGIBAECK: Digital Collections at Leo Baeck Institute

Leo Baeck Institute New York / Berlin The digitized collection of the Leo Baeck Institute ranges from 16th-century Renaissance books to memoirs that document the experience of German-Jewish émigrés across the world in the 20th century. The website provides archival material, memoirs and manuscripts, arts and objects, books and periodicals as well as photographs and […]

East German Uprising 1953

Wilson Center Digital Archive, Washington, DC Collection of primary source documents related to the East German uprising of June 1953. East German Uprising 1953 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”