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Welcome | First World War Poetry Digital Archive
"The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research.

The heart of the archive consists of collections of highly valued primary material from major poets of the period, including Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, and Edward Thomas. This is supplemented by a comprehensive range of multimedia artefacts from the Imperial War Museum, a separate archive of over 6,500 items contributed by the general public, and a set of specially developed educational resources. These educational resources include an exciting new exhibition in the three-dimensional virtual world Second Life.

Freely available to the public as well as the educational community, the First World War Poetry Digital Archive is a significant resource for studying the First World War and the literature it inspired."
poetry  WWI  History  literature  collections 
april 2012 by katieday
Save our Libraries posters - a set on Flickr
Phil Bradley's set of posters based on World War 1 and 2 posters... Save our Libraries!
flickr  posters  wwi  wwii  libraries  advocacy 
february 2011 by katieday
1000 Poppies.org
students from around the world will be able to plant a poppy (one symbol of remembrance) between Nov. 11, 2010 and April 25, 2011...
war  wwi  students  global  collaboration  imported_from_delicious 
november 2010 by katieday
The 3 Royal Cousins of World War One - The Daily Beast
"It’s only necessary to experience intense enjoyment coupled with the shame-faced feeling that what we’re reading is, to put it bluntly, good trash. This perfectly describes Miranda Carter’s eminently readable book about the three “royal cousins,” King Ge
history  book_reviews  wwi  imported_from_delicious 
may 2010 by katieday
Virtual trenches immerse students in First World War poetry : JISC
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive and the Learning Technologies Group at Oxford University have collaborated on an exciting new project in the 3D virtual world Second Life to simulate areas of the Western Front 1914-18. The team believes this is
WWI  G5_conflict  poetry  history  war  imported_from_delicious 
november 2009 by katieday
YouTube - Pipes of Peace - Paul McCartney
Music video of Paul McCartney's song "Pipes of Peace" re the Christmas truce during WWI in the trenches.... Pair with Michael Foreman's picture book, etc.
music  video  wwi  christmas  peace  imported_from_delicious 
july 2009 by katieday

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