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American Presidency Project
A comprehensive collection of presidential papers, speeches, executive orders, etc. from President Washington through the current president.
America on the Homefront
Large collection of documents, images and audio files from the National Archives.
Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum
Photos and short video memoirs, from the museum located in New Orleans.
Eyewitness to World War II
Memoirs, documents, radio broadcasts, etc. from the US and abroad during World War II.
Franklin: Digitized Collections
Primary source documents from the FDR Presidential Library and Museum.
Links to primary source documents from American and Great Britain.
The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience
Links to digitized collections of letters and memoirs from American servicemen and servicewomen.
Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives
Primary sources related to Japanese internment.
On the Homefront
Posters and illustrations from WWI and WWII, compiled by the Library of Congress.
Political cartoons research guide
A link to the Political Cartoons research guide. Look for cartoons in the relevant time period.
Roosevelt: A Call for Sacrifice
The full text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's April 1942 speech.
Words of Peace, Words of War
Treaties, declarations, words of surrender, etc., organized by year.
World War II (Docs Teach)
A collection of primary sources and lessons to teach analysis of these sources.
World War II by the Numbers
Statistical data on the war.
World War II Documents
A collection of primary source documents from the Yale University Avalon Project.
World War II Sourcebook
Documents from before, during and after World War II. Includes materials from Europe, Asia and the United States.
Jewish immigration to the US
Atomic Bomb and the End of WWII
A collection of primary sources from the National Security Archive.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Large collection of documents related to the Trinity project and later testing of nuclear weapons. Includes government documents, photographs, data charts, and video footage.
Hiroshima Peace Site
Website for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.
Tale of Two Cities
US War Department footage of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
African Americans in WWII
Mexican Americans in WWII