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Online Primary or Secondary Sources

A collection of primary and secondary source material, electronic exhibitions, encyclopedias, journals, ebooks, webinars, etc. which provide knowledge on a topic.

No Man’s Land: East Texas African Americans in World War I

This online multimedia project documents the the thousands of black Texan men who served as commissioned and non-commissioned officers, infantrymen, cavalrymen, military policemen, mechanics, doctors, dentists, veterinary assistants, lumbermen, chauffeurs, laborers and stevedores, and in a variety of other roles. It also seeks to tell the stories of African Americans on the home front: tales of patriotism, anti-war dissent, intimidation and violence, and perserverance.

A Guide to World War I Materials

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material related to World War I, including photographs, documents, newspapers, films, sheet music, and sound recordings. This guide compiles links to World War I resources throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, this guide provides links to external Web sites focusing on World War I and a bibliography containing selections for both general and younger readers.