After the Armistice
In 1923, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established to commemorate the service of U.S. Armed Forces on the battlefields in Europe through memorials, monuments, and permanent cemeteries.
Explore photographs, textual, and other records related to after the Armistice in our Catalog.
There are more than 110,000 World War I photographs in the National Archives Catalog.
- American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918
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- German Military Activities and Personnel, 1917 - 1918
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- British Photographs of World War I, 1914 - 1918
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Interested in further online research? Visit the National Archives Catalog to begin your own search.
While many resources are available online for research, there are many more records to discover in National Archives research rooms across the country. The following records have been described at the Series and File Unit level, but have not yet been digitized. This list is not exhaustive; please consult our Catalog to browse more records, and contact the Reference Unit listed in each description for more information.
Explore teaching and learning resources for World War I, including primary sources, online tools, lesson plans, and multimedia.
- Find primary sources and online activities for teaching World War I on DocsTeach.org, our online tool for teaching with documents.
- The National Archives has partnered with the United States World War One Centennial Commission, the National World War I Museum & Memorial, and other partner organizations to present a collection of World War I Education Resources.
- A Worthy Resting Place: American Military Cemeteries Overseas, The Unwritten Record blog
- Batter Up: World War I Amputees Play Ball, The Unwritten Record blog
- World War I Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages, Part I, Prologue Magazine, Summer 1999
- World War I Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages, Part II, Prologue Magazine, Fall 1999