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Source: International Signs. Permanent Committee on Road Traffic. United Nations Office at Geneva Library; Around 1928.
World Digital Library: 1200 BCE - 2000 CE
A project of the U.S. Library of Congress that makes available significant primary materials from all countries and cultures.
Timelines: Sources from History
From the British Library, a timeline exploring items from medieval times to present day. Includes glimpses of everyday life (handbills, posters, letters, diaries), remnants of political events (charters, speeches, campaign leaflets), and writings of some of our best known historical and literary figures.
United Nations Oral History
Use this to find oral histories, testimony, and more from eminent persons around the world. The interviews cover a wide range of major world events and issues. Audio and transcripts available.
Pre-television, Universal Newsreels were produced from 1929 to 1967, and released twice a week in neighborhood movie theaters.
Images of Colonialism
A visual record of early European contacts with Asia and Africa offering insight into European perspectives on varying aspects of colonial experience.
World War I Postcards
Features a collection of war-themed cards produced in Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, and the U.S. during World War One (1914-1918).
European History Primary Sources
An index to primary sources for the history of Europe.