The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation’s record keeper. NARA drives openness, cultivate public participation, and strengthen our nation’s democracy through public access to high-value government records.
For the World War I centennial, NARA is highlighting lessons, collections and materials that tell the story of America’s involvement in the War.
WWI Resource Homepage(s):
Homepage for NARA's World War I collections and resources.
Other linked resources
Article from Prologue magazine (National Archives) on Ernest Hemingway's war-related writings (for both World Wars)
Poster analysis worksheet; useful for lessons on propaganda or homefront war effort posters.
Online lesson to stimulate discussion of granting women the vote within the context of World War I
Online lesson involving analysis of the coded message and discussion on its impact.
Online lesson designed to generate discussion on aspects of the U.S. homefront
Online interactive lesson and discussion.
Online activity and discussion, built around artwork of U.S. troops arriving in France.
Online lesson based on document exploration and analysis.