These images, videos, and posters come from a variety of collections, museums and archives. Many represent themes of hate of the other that were being fought in battles to the death. While some are shocking and were meant to engender hatred of the enemy, They are provided here purely as an educational tool, as they represent a part of history. They do not represent any opinions or espouse any beliefs of anyone here at the Library Media Resources Center or at LaGuardia Community College. Please use your own discretion as to whether you wish to look at this content. Please also read this warning on harmful content that has been taken from the US National Archives about such images and recordings. This statement provides the context and reasons for the content presented in this guide.
The Catalog and web pages of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) provide access to many millions of descriptions and digital copies of the permanent records of the United States federal government.
The Catalog and web pages contain some content that may be harmful or difficult to view. NARA’s records span the history of the United States, and it is our charge to preserve and make available these historical records. As a result, some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions. In addition, some of the materials may relate to violent or graphic events and are preserved for their historical significance.
The National Archives is committed to working with staff, communities, and peer institutions to assess and update descriptions that are harmful and to establish standards and policies to prevent future harmful language in staff-generated descriptions.