German archivist Thomas Wolf from SIWI-archives suggested that the focus should be on World War I or The Great War that started 100 years ago.
The Great War in archives
All archives and other heritage organizations are asked to search their collections for documents related to the First World War 1914-1918. Even countries that were neutral during the Great War, can perhaps find some records about, for instance, aid to refugees, or military or financial support to soldiers, families, countries in need.
Subjects to look for and tweet about
Archival documents, records, newspapers, pictures, drawings, postcards, paintings, etc. about:
- Families and loved ones of soldiers
- Aid / Support
- War cemeteries
- History before, during, after 1914-1918, all related to the First World War
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