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The First World War

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Alternate Title(s): Personal Experiences, First World War, 1st World War, World War One, WW1, WWI, Propaganda and Recruitment, Visual Perspectives and Narratives, A Global Conflict, Global Conflict

Platform: Adam Matthew Digital

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This is a collection of primary source documents for the study of the Great War, including personal materials, like diaries and postcards, to military files, artwork and audio/video files. 

The content can be browsed by high level format (documents, maps, and visual resources), limited to more specific types, and sorted by title, date, type, etc. There is also an advanced search, allowing combined searches, searches by title keyword or author name, restriction by date, and limited to either primary or secondary documents. There is also a list of popular searches that can be used.

Laurier Library provides access to four collections within this resource:

  • Personal Experiences
  • Propaganda and Recruitment
  • Visual Perspectives and Narratives
  • A Global Conflict

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Letters, diaries, posters and other primary documents related to World War One.

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History, Interdisciplinary



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Page Owner: Matt Thomas

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Last Updated: February 22, 2024 11:41am