Tag Archives: Resource

SPD newspaper “Vorwärts” online

Vorwärts, the “Zentralorgan der Sozialdemokratischen Partei Deutschlands”, is being digitized. Since April, the years from 1918-1933 are available online. The archive is fully searchable and pages can be downloaded in PDF format.


Bundesarchiv builds digital Weimar archive

bildschirmfoto-2016-09-10-um-10-43-15The German Federal Archive (Bundesarchiv) is building a new portal for primary sources of the Weimar Republic. It will be accessible from 2017 under the name “Weimar – Die erste deutsche Demokratie”. You can follow the developments on a dedicated blog called “Weimar – Wege zur Demokratie“.

Berliner Volkszeitung online

bvzThe Berlin State Library has digitized the popular Berliner Volkszeitung. The daily newspaper was published from 1904-1944, for the longest part by the liberal Mosse house. The issues from 1904-1919 are available at the State Library at the moment, with the years of 1920-1933 to follow soon.

Archives Portal Europe

archivesPortalThe Archives Portal Europe provides access to information on archival material from different European countries as well as information on archival institutions throughout the continent.

One of the many documents found via the Portal is the file of the SS High Command Security Service Main Office on Weimar-era political and legal theorist Carl Schmitt, held at the Wiener Library, London.

Online Lecture: Weimar Germany

Bildschirmfoto 2014-06-03 um 12.04.17In this online lecture, Moritz Foellmer gives an in-depth introduction to the complex history of the Weimar Republic. This webinar is a perfect resource for undergraduate students from one of the leading experts on Weimar Germany.

European History Online

EGO_logotype_enEGO (European History Online) is a multi-media portal to 500 years of European history in transnational perspective, featuring articles by esteemed scholars and experts: ‘EGO | Eu­ro­pean His­tory On­line is a tran­scul­tural his­tory of Eu­rope on the In­ter­net. The pro­ject in­ves­ti­gates processes of in­ter­cul­tural ex­change in Eu­ro­pean his­tory whose im­pact ex­tended be­yond state, na­tional and cul­tural bor­ders. Continue reading

European Film Gateway

efg_logoThe European Film Gateway is a single access point to films, images and texts from selected collections of 24 film archives across Europe: ‘The EFG Portal gives you quick access to hundreds of thousands of film historical documents as preserved in European film archives and cinémathèques: photos, posters, programmes, periodicals, censorship documents, rare feature and documentary films, newsreels and other materials.’