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, […]

Federal Agency for Civic Education

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn The Federal Agency for Civic Education is a federal public authority providing citizenship education and information on political issues for all people in Germany. The wide-ranging and extensive website includes articles, explanatory videos, documentaries, teaching resources, and much more. Of special note may be the free downloadable publications such as […]

Queer as German Folk

Gay as German Folk

Schwules Museum, Berlin and the Goethe Institute, New York On the night of June 27th 1969, police stormed into New York’s Stonewall Inn once again. But on this occasion, it was one time too many: Stonewall’s queer patrons defended themselves against routine harassment. Decades of pent up anger then erupted in a days-long uprising on […]

Scripta Paedagogica Online

Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung, Berlin Scripta Paedagogica Online is a digital text archive on the history of education in German-speaking countries. It contains, among other things, the results of several DFG-funded projects for the digitization of educational journals, reference works, and religious / pedagogical journals, as well as further educational writings from the holdings of […]

Pictura Paedagogica Online

Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung, Berlin Pictura Paedagogica Online, the image archive on the history of education, has been collecting images from various collections and making them available online since January 2000. The image archive comprises more than 70,000 images, including a large inventory of book illustrations and postcards, but also smaller collections of photographs and […]

DOMid Virtual Migration Museum

DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum

DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum The DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum aims to tell the story of migration with the help of 3D virtualization. Visitors to the site can explore fictional urban landscapes set in three different time period. As they move through the city, they can enter different virtual buildings that each have their own themes. […]

Digital Archive Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum

FHXB Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum, Berlin The FHXB Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum digital archive offers documents, interviews, pamphlets, photos, and architectural drawings from the Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg districts of Berlin. Its largest digitized collection focuses on social movements in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. Visit the archive

Rubble Child’s World: Stories from Bremen’s Ruins

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Washington, DC Four-part series of ordinary Germans’ recollections of the end of WWII in Bremen, collected by Kevin Ostoyich. Rubble Child’s World website

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