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Color Photographs from the FSA [Farm Security Administration] and OWI [Office of War Information] Home Page
"The FSA color photographs depict life in the U.S., including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, with a focus on rural areas and farm labor...[the OWI] depicted life and culture in the U.S., with a focus on factories and women employees, railroads, aviation training, and other aspects of World War II mobilization."
- American Memory, The Library of Congress

Historic Government Publications From World War II - A Digital Library
First phase in the creation of a online database of government publications from WWII.
- Southern Methodist University

HyperWar
A Hypertext History of the Second World War
"...a collection of material related to the, primarily military, history of the Second World War, completely cross-referenced via hypertext links and enhanced, where appropriate, by various multi-media computer technologies, such as sound, movies, Java applets, etc...The source of the material presented here is almost exclusively U.S. Government produced, -- and therefor U.S.-oriented."
By Patrick Clancey

Nazi and East German Propaganda - Guide Page
"Propaganda was central to Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic. The German Propaganda Archive includes both propaganda itself and material produced for the guidance of propagandists. The goal is to help people understand the two great totalitarian systems of the 20th Century by giving them access to the primary material."
Maintained by Randall Bytwerk, Calvin College

Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal
"...to provide a searchable registry of objects in U.S. museum collections that changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era (1933-1945)... There are currently 9908 objects from 92 participating museums listed in the Portal."
- American Association of Museums

Oral History Archives of WW-II
"The project intends to publish these interviews in several media, including hypertext format on the history.rutgers.edu server. Available now, in the latter format, are the following in-depth interviews conducted by Dr. Piehler and his colleagues."
New Brunswick History Department

A People at War
"This exhibit highlights the contributions of the thousands of Americans, both military and civilian, who served their country during World War II. Documents from the National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis form the core of the exhibit."

Voices of World War II: Experiences from the Front and at Home
"A project in partnership with the Truman Presidential Museum and Library. Audio from the collections of the Marr Sound Archives, Dept. of Special Collections, Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri, Kansas City."

War Relocation Authority Camps in Arizona, 1942-1946
"This Exhibit features images from approximately forty photographs taken for the War Relocation Authority and vividly depicts life in Arizona's two camps."
University of Arizona Library's Special Collection

What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?
An Oral History of Rhode Island Women during World War II
Written by students in the Honors English Program at South Kingstown High School

Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters during World War II

World War II Posters: Powers of Persuasion
"This online exhibit features 33 posters and 1 sound file from a more extensive exhibit that was presented in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, from May 1994 to February 1995. Like the original, this exhibit is divided into two parts, which represent two psychological approaches used in rallying public support for the war."



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