provides users with free access to sources related to the 1917 Stockholm Peace Conference and the Rote Armee Fraktion. is a website of the International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI). IALHI brings together archives, libraries, document centres, museums and research institutions specializing in the history and theory of the labour movement from all over the world. is what one could call a "hybrid" site. Besides a News Service section and a Serials Service (where users can search for articles and browse the contents of some 128 labour history journals) the section Resources provides primary sources on the following subjects:

The 1917 Stockholm Peace Conference
"The efforts of international Social democrats to organize the 1917 Stockholm Peace Conference can be found in various archives. Dr Martin Grass of the Swedish Arbetarrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (Labour History Archive and Library) has brought together press communiqués, minutes of meetings, photographs and other documents from the Dutch-Scandinavian organizing committee and the delegations that came to Stockholm from all over the world to plead their case. [...] In this archive are 148 documents in their original language, with German translation and annotations, and a selection of photographs from the conference preparations, also annotated in German."

Rote Armee Fraktion - Documents
"A collection of 1.161 digitized documents by and on the Rote Armee Fraktion (Red Army Faction, 'RAF'). The RAF was founded in 1970 as a group of urban guerilla in West Germany. The collection includes all publications, interviews, communiqués and other public statements of the group. The original documents are held at the Rote Armee Fraktion Collection of the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam." Documents can be searched by author and title, or the collection can be browsed by folder. "Full-text versions of the most important documents are provided, which can be searched too, and a number of translations in English and French." All documents are available as PDF files.

Users can use Google Custom Search to search is funded by the HOPE project, linking "important digital collections from social history and the history of the labour movement from the late 18th to the beginning of the 21st century." (...) "HOPE started up in May 2010 as a three-year cooperation project and is being co-funded by the EU through the ICT Policy Support Programme (Information and Communication Technologies - ICT / Policy Support Programme - PSP)."

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