Data

On this page there is links to the selected digital collections that are recommended for this Datasprint.

The Wilson Center Digital Archive dataset

The Wilson Center Digital Archive dataset consists of collections of sources of the Cold War era. The sources are generally not from the United States, because they are collected from archives in Eastern Europe. The sources are translated into English, digitized, and published online at The Wilson Center Digital Archive
In agreement with the Wilson Center, this Datasprint provides the digitized sources as raw text strings.

Download the sources from Library Open Access Repository (LOAR).

Plenary Proceeding dataset

The Plenary Proceeding dataset is sources to the negotiations in the Danish Parliament from 1960 to 2009. The sources are digitized by the Danish Parlament using ocr-technology and published on Folketingstidende.dk.
In agreement with the Danish Parlament, this Datasprint provides the digitized sources as raw text strings.

Download the sources from Library Open Access Repository (LOAR).

Mediestream

Mediestream is Royal Danish Library’s digital media collections, that consist of radio, TV, commercials, and newspapers. Newspapers from the Cold War era can be fully accessed on computers at The Royal Danish Library.

Cheatsheet for Mediestream

Wir waren so frei

“Wir waren so frei” is an internet archive containing private films, photos, and texts as well as reports from Eastern and West German media. The sources dates from 1 May 1989 to 2 December 1990.

An exploration of the sources offers a variety of viewpoints on the historical events. Click this link to visit “Wir waren so frei”

Europeana Collections

The Europeana Collections consists of digitized cultural heritage from European archives, museums, and libraries. For exampel images, texts, and videos. The collections can provide an insight into cultural trends, political activities, happenings during the Cold War.
Press this link to visit the collections.