Department Information

Randi Storch, Department Chair
Old Main, Room 212-B
Phone: 607-753-2723
Fax: 607-753-5598
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World War I

First World War

Within this site one can view a timeline of events, primary documents including diaries and memoirs, and propaganda posters. This site also includes other useful information about individual battles and descriptions of the western front as it is today.

The Great War

This PBS site offers a variety of information in regards to World War I, including a glossary, maps, timelines, and educational resources. This site differs from other World War I websites because it also devotes a space to various historians who have studied this topic and their interpretations of the subject matters.

The Great War & Popular Culture

This is a virtual "museum" helps teachers create a unit on The Great War. There are sections on art, music and literature dealing with primary and secondary sources on the Great War. There is also a teacher section providing assessment examples, vocabulary handouts and a list of resources.

World War I Classroom Activities

The source provides classroom activities for teachers to review the major aspects of World War I in an interactive and exciting way. The site includes first hand historical accounts from soldiers who fought in World War I as well as poems that came about during the time period.