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World War I Online Resources

Summit County at War

Patriotic fervor swept Akron in 1917 as U.S. entered World War I - Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

Honoring Salvation Army’s ‘doughnut lassies’ - Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

Archival Services, University of Akron, Digital Collections

Summit Memory, World War I images

Ohio at War

Thousands of Ohio soldiers fought and died 'over there' - Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com

Ohio State's dramatic World War I memorial in storage; other Ohio tributes remain - Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com

Ohio History Central

Ohio Memory World War I Collection

The 147th Infantry, 37th "Buckeye" Division

Stark County in the Great War- Massillon Museum Exhibit and Programs

United States at War

The United States World War One Centennial Commission

The National WWI Museum and Memorial

World War I and America timeline, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

PBS American Experience The Great War

"The Great War" You Tube Channel

Suggested Reading - Adult

(Provided by Akron-Summit County Public Library)

Business & Government Division 330.643.9020
Culture & Audiovisual Division 330.643.9015

Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America's Entry into World War I
Justus D. Doenecke
940.373 D651n

World War I in 100 Objects
Peter Doyle
940.4 D754w

The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War
Peter Englund
940.3092 En58b

American Women in World War I: They Also Served
Lettie Gavin
940.4008 G283a

World War I: The Definitive Visual History: From Sarajevo to Versailles
R.G. Grant
940.3022 G762w

Harlem's Hell Fighters: The African-American 369th Infantry in World War I
Stephen L. Harris
355.0973 H316h

Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson
William Hazelgrove
BIO WILSON, E H429m

Best Little Stories from World War I: Nearly 100 True Stories
C. Brian Kelly
940.3 K29b

The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey
Dawn Anahid MacKeen
956.620154 M678Ma

Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson's Silent Partner
Charles E. Neu
BIO HOUSE, E N477c

Suggested Music

(Provided by Akron-Summit County Public Library)

Cultural & Audiovisual Division 330.643.9015

The Great War: Classical and Popular Selections from the time of World War I
Sony Classical
CDP G78663

Songs of WW1
Take Two Records
CDP So69886

Visions of What Use to Be: Popular Songs from the World War I Era
Helen Breen
CDP V831575

Suggested Reading - Children

(Provided by Akron-Summit County Public Library)

Children's Division 330.643.9050

The United States in World War I: America's Entry Ensures Victory
Jane H. Gould
JNF 940.4097 G697u

The Home Fronts in World War I
Nick Hunter
JNF 940.3 H946h

Women in World War I
Nick Hunter
JNF 940.3082 H946w

At Battle in World War I: An Interactive Battlefield Adventure
Allison Lassieur
JS YOU CHOOSE BATTLEFIELD

Everything World War I
Karen Latchana Kenney
JNF 940.3 K36e

World War I for Kids: A History with 21 Activities
R. Kent Rasmussen
JNF 940.4 R225w

The Causes of World War I
Stewart Ross
JNF 940.311 R826c

Timeline of World War I
Charlie Samuels
JNF 940.4 Sa193t

Vehicles of World War I
Michelle Schaub
JNF 940.4 Sch313v

The End of World War I: The Treaty of Versailles and its Tragic Legacy
Alan Swayze
JNF 940.3141 Sw97e

Suggested Viewing

(Provided by Akron-Summit County Public Library)

Cultural & Audiovisual Division 330.643.9015

Nonfiction DVD

American Experience: The Great War, 1918 (2005)
WGBH Boston
DVDNF 940.3 A512

World War One: The People's Story (2015)
DVDNF 940.3 W927pe

World War One in Color (2010)
Acorn Media Group
DVDNF 940.3 W92786

Entertainment DVD

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Universal Home Video
DVD ALL

The Crimson Field
PBS Distribution
DVDTV CRIMSON

Gallipoli (1981)
Paramount Pictures
DVD GALLIPOLI

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)s
Columbia TriStar Home Video
DVD LAWRENCE

Paths of Glory (1957)
MGM Home Entertainment
DVD PATHS

Sunset Song
Magnolia Home Entertainment
DVD SUNSET