Online Archive of WWI Letters Gives Glimpse Into the Irish Experience of War

Posted by admin on May 27, 2014

A large archive of letters from the frontline of WWI is being built at and the public is being invited to contribute materials from the era which may have been passed down in the family.

Professor Susan Schreibman of NUI Maynooth who is assembling the archive told the Irish Independent: “It’s a crowd-sourcing project that depends on public participation. Not only do we value material sent in, but people can go online and transcribe the letters.”

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