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Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures, 1914-1919 This online collection is drawn from three primary sources: The War of the Nations: Portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings, a volume published by the New York Times shortly after the armistice that compiled selected images from their "Mid-Week Pictorial" supplements of 1914-19; Sunday rotogravure sections from the New York Times for 1914-19; and Sunday rotogravure sections from the New York Tribune for 1916-19. The War of Nations is particularly rich. This volume contains 1,398 rotogravure images with brief descriptive captions, broad organizational headings, and a table of contents; 32 maps that describe military engagements throughout the war; and a 3-page appendix that provides a chronology, statistics, treaty excerpts, and highlights of wartime events. Rotogravure collections were chosen for digitization since few quality originals exist in newspaper format due to paper deterioration.

BBC News | World War I | The Great War: 80 years on Monday, November 2, 1998 Published at 14:42 GMT The Great War: 80 years on It is 80 years since the armistice silenced the guns of World War I. The war lasted from 1914-18, claimed 10 million lives and forever changed the political map of Europe. Using personal accounts and historical analysis BBC News Online looks back at what became known as "the war to end all wars". Archive radio interviews "There was nothing but brown earth, shell holes and death" Images and newsreelFootage and photographs from the battlefields. Letters home Soldiers revealed their hopes and fears in letters sent from the front. My grandfather's warBBC reporter Andrew Bell retraces his grandfather's movements on the western front.Your stories Email BBC News Online with your family stories or memories of World War I. Back to top | BBC News Home | BBC Homepage | ©

A Multimedia History of World War One WWI Websites • 1914-1918-online Languages and the First World War Languages and the First World War is a cross-disciplinary research project exploring change within languages and how languages influenced each other during a period of crisis and conflict. English Words in War-Time, Tracking Language on the Move in WW1 In a series of blogs, the ‘English Words in War-Time’ project tracks a detailed and largely unexamined record of language by Andrew Clark on the Home Front, and the reporting of war in a critical period of social and historical change. Art Art of the First World War “Art of the First World War” is an international digital collection of 100 paintings on the war. Audio The Virtual Gramophone, Library and Archives Canada The Virtual Gramophone hosts a sample of Canadian music from the First World War. 100 Jahre Erster Weltkrieg, 1914/2014, Deutschlandradio

African Americans and World War I World War I was a transformative moment in African-American history. What began as a seemingly distant European conflict soon became an event with revolutionary implications for the social, economic, and political future of black people. The war directly impacted all African Americans, male and female, northerner and southerner, soldier and civilian. Migration, military service, racial violence, and political protest combined to make the war years one of the most dynamic periods of the African-American experience. Black people contested the boundaries of American democracy, demanded their rights as American citizens, and asserted their very humanity in ways both subtle and dramatic. When war erupted in Europe in August 1914, most Americans, African Americans included, saw no reason for the United States to become involved. The war did, however, have a significant impact on African Americans, particularly the majority who lived in the South. The Great Migration Back to top After the War

the Great War of 1914-1919 Wars are primarily about fighting and killing, but it would be a great oversimplification to state that that is all they are about. Quarrels between nations and groups of people do indeed produce misery and suffering for all those willingly or unwillingly involved, but thankfully there is much more to study and learn about the great conflicts of our time than merely the violence and destruction they caused. Wars can set about vast changes in society, be switching points in history, can be begetters of social movements and the origin of future problems. They are also prime movers in bringing about innovation and new and different ways of doing things and of organizing society. When looked at in that light, the Great War of 1914-1918 can justly be considered to be the pivotal event of the 20th century.

World War I Document Archive Over Here: WWI and the Fight for the American Mind World War I. The Great War. The War to End All Wars. The vigorous—and, at times, vicious—public debate over these questions was facilitated by an unprecedented array of media and performance outlets, including such recent inventions as recorded sound and motion pictures. Drawing from collections across The New York Public Library, Over Here: WWI and the Fight for the American Mind explores the manner in which public relations, propaganda, and mass media in its many forms were used to shape and control public opinion about the war while also noting social and political issues that continue to resonate, such as freedom of speech and the press, xenophobia, and domestic espionage. Support for The New York Public Library’s Exhibitions Program has been provided by Celeste Bartos, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, Mahnaz Ispahani Bartos and Adam Bartos Exhibitions Fund, and Jonathan Altman. July 28th, 2014 - August 15th, 2015 Stephen A. Learn more about this exhibition.

WWI Resource Center: Image Archives | Great War Photographs | WW1 World War One Photos WWI Resource Centre WWI Resource Center: Image Archive WWI Air WWI Zeppelins, (David Heal, 17 May 05) Dover bombshell hits, (Pete Matcham, 2 Feb 05) WWI air photos, (Herb Kugel, 3 Feb 05) WWI Documents, printed materials Cartoon ("Turkey heading for trouble"), (29 Jun 04) Kaiser Wilhelm, Protector of Muslims, (Geoffrey Miller, 1 Jul 04) Taking of Luxembourg station Aug 2, 1914, (David Heal, 21 Jul 04) WWI Field, trenches Reconstructed trenches, (Andrew Bamji, 5 May 04) Trip to Jordan, (Peter Farrell-Vinay, 13 Mar 05), Ulan Baatar, (David Heal, 26 Aug 05) Vestiges of trenches, French & German barbed wire, French machine gun post, German firing steps (4 May 04) WWI Gas, effects and protection Effects of mustard gas, (Geoffrey Miller, 23 Aug 04) Gas masks in Palestine, (Geoffrey Miller, 27 Apr 04) Gas masks, (Colin Fenn, 23 Aug 04) First World War Medical Great War Memorials, cemeteries WWI Naval First World War Personalities WW1 Units First World War Weapons Return to: WWI Resources Centre index