If you access these databases from home, ask the media specialist for the passwords.
Start with WBO to get an overview of the subject. You’ll find general information, Back in Time, Special Reports, Behind the Headlines, Tables, Sounds, Historical Maps, Pictures, original films, and more.
Enter World War I into the search box to find articles, images, and videos about World War II.
At the bottom, click on All Posters by Title.
Find illustrations, posters, & photographs of the war.
This is a well-organized resource for letters, photos, illustrations, & video. Sections include the Battlefield, the Psychology of War, the Home Front, Social Aspects, African Americans, Asian Americans, Women, Conscientious Objectors, Anti-Semitism, and a timeline.
The History Place sponsors this web site dedicated to students and educators who enjoy history. You can access information and primary sources by year and by key events.
This comprehensive WWII web site is one man’s collection of WWII resources including, Timelines, WWII on film, quotes, resources, a feature called This Week in 1941.
These beautiful images from Life Magazine may be used for personal, non-commercial use only. Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive from the 1750s to today. Please give credit to Life Magazine.
Free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the New York Public Library’s collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, photographs, and more. Low resolution downloads can be used for non-profit purposes, however, NYPL states that the user is responsible for obtaining all permissions for all non- public domain images. When using the images, please credit the Library as follows: âCourtesy of The New York Public Library.â Use quotation marks around your search name.
Original Time Magazines from the WW II era are located in the back of the LHS Media Center.