Heimatkunde: Migrationspolitisches Portal

Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Berlin Heimatkunde: Migrationspolitisches Portal by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung features dossiers interested in migration and politics. The series “Welcome to Germany” contains, for example, a number of dossiers, including “Flucht, Asyl, und Willlkommenskultur,” featuring a series of articles on the subject. Additionally, the Heimatkunde Mediathek features podcasts and videos. Heimatkunde: Migrationspolitisches Portal […]

Digital Library of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn The Library of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized different digitization projects for titles belonging to the cultural and political environment of German social democracy, with the digitization of the historic “Vorwärts” and “Neuer Vorwärts” as the most recent and most important project. Besides, you will also find digitized magazines and newspapers from unions or Naturfreunde, […]

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 […]

Making the History of 1989

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Making the History of 1989 has three key features: a substantial collection of high quality primary sources; a set of multimedia interviews that make visible the processes by which historians transform events and sources into historical narratives; and lesson plans and document based questions provide historical context, tools, and strategies […]

East German Propaganda

Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI This site offers a wide range of documents and images focused on East German propaganda efforts. The collection includes posters, pamphlets, speeches, political cartoons, and other documents. East German Propaganda website

German History Intersections (launch Fall 2020)

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German History Intersections is a new source-based digital project that examines three broad themes – migration, knowledge and education, and “Germanness” – from 1500 to the present. The project aims to move beyond traditional period-driven history, situate Germans and Germany within larger transnational contexts, and use digital media to bring […]

The Digital Picture Archives of the German Federal Archives

Bundesarchiv The Federal Archives keeps approx. 12 million still pictures, aerial photographs and posters from modern German history, covering especially Weimar Republic and Nazi Reich as well as GDR and Federal Republic of Germany in a searchable database. The Digital Picture Archives of the German Federal Archives website

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

Killing the ‘Clean’ Wehrmacht: The Reality of the German Army and the Holocaust

Waitman Wade Beorn, “Killing the ‘Clean’ Wehrmacht: The Reality of the German Army and the Holocaust”, 1hr 02 min video on YouTube, Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Center at the University of Huddersfield, UK, January 2020 Image: CC BY-SA 3.0 de File:Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-279-0948-32, Russland, Soldaten nach Verleihung von Orden.jpg