World War I Resources for Teachers

The Texas State Historical Association is proud to support the efforts of the Texas Historical Commission and Texas World War I Centennial Organization in their efforts to commemorate the role of Texans in the Great War.

To search for a wide range of resources oriented toward educators and students, click the following link.  Search

General Resources

Texas World War I Centennial Organization
National WWI Centennial Committee
Handbook of Texas
World War I Sites by Texas Time Travel
World War I Chronicles by Texas Escapes
Texas Military Forces Museum
Relevant TEKS Standards

Educator Resources

K-12 Educators

Texas History

Uncovering a World at War Through Texas Newspapers
Failed Diplomacy: The Zimmerman Telegram
Teaching with Documents: The Zimmerman Telegram
Teaching with Documents: Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration during World War I
USS Texas Images
Project and Program Ideas
Examples of State and Local Affects
WI Texas Military Training Sites

United States History

Edsitement from National Endowment for the Humanities
National Education Association WWI Resources
Teaching World War I by National History Day
TeacherVision WWI Resources
         TeacherVision Clickable Index
WWI Focused Books for Youth
merican Armies and Battlefields in Europe: A History, Guide and Reference Book
The National WWI Museum and Memorial - Education Resources

Research Awards

World War I Centennial Prize within the Texas History Day Program

Higher Education


March 1-2, 2017,  1917 World War I Conference
March 3, 2017,  Session 20 at TSHA Annual Meeting

Research/Writing Awards

TBA on March 3, 2017,  $1,000 Award for best article length submission to the Southwestern Historical Quarterly on a topic dealing with role of Texans in World War I or its affects on Texas. See the TSHA Awards Page for details after March 6, 2017.

Research Repositories

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
University of North Texas
Library of Congress
National Archives Draft Registration Rolls
Harry Ransom Center
No Man's Land: East Texas African Americans in World War 
Texans Take to the Trenches: WWI The Lone Star State and the Great War - Online Exhibit
World War I Image Archive


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