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Lorraine Alsace
First posted on November 11th 2007, last revised using Dr. Link Check on October 3rd 2012







for the earlier history of the region, see Alsace, Lorraine

Periods in the History of Alsace-Lorraine
Demographic History : Alsace-Lorraine
Economic History : Alsace-Lorraine

see also History of the Holy Roman Empire, of France, Germany 1871-1945

Students' Papers : Lee, Joo Hyung, Alsace-Lorraine 1871-1945, Nov. 2007







WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Elsass-Lothringen, from Deutsche Schutzgebiete, in German
Article Alsace-Lorraine, from Wikipedia
Elsass-Lothringen, from Verwaltungsgeschichte (Administrative History), by M. Rademacher, in German
Alsace-Lorraine, from Speedy Look
Links, on History
Timelines by Rolf Jehlcke, in German
Accounts of History Das "Reichsland" Elsass-Lothringen, from DHM, in German
Alsace Lorraine. Guerre de 1870-1871 & Consequences, from Histoire Postale, in French
Military Articles In Spite of Us, from Speedy Look
Politics Article Alsace Soviet Republic, from Wikipedia
Article Ministerium für Elsass-Lothringen (Ministry for Alsace-Lorraine), from Wikipedia German edition
Elsass-Lothringen, from Deutsche Verwaltungsgeschichte (German Administrative History) by Michael Rademacher; in German
Article Republique d'Alsace-Lorraine, from Wikipedia French edition
Economy Economy of the Alsace, from Wikipedia
Nicolas Stoskopf, Raymond Woessner, Les Territoires Industriels de l'Alsace et leurs Mutations de 1746 a nos Jours, IEHC 2006
Ethnography The Scars of Memory. Abstracts on Alsatian Identity in Recent History, posted by Revue des Sciences Sociales
Sprachpolitik in der Region Elsass-Lothringen ab dem 17. Jahrhundert (Language Policy in the Region Alsace-Lorraine since the 17th Century), by Annick Zötsch
Article Alsatians, from World Cultures Encyclopedia
Frederic Hartweg, Die Sprachen im Elsass. Kalter Krieg oder versöhnendes Miteinander ?, pp.63-77 in : Argumente und Materialien 35, published by Hanns Seidel Stiftung
Werner Wittich, Deutsche und französische Kultur im Elsass (Strassburg 1900), GenWiki Digitale Bibliothek Project 2008-
Religion Strasbourg, from Jewish Virtual History Tour
History of the Jewish Community in Alsace and Lorraine, by Pascal Curin
Alsace-Lorraine, from Shoah Resource Center
Les Juifs d'Alsace-Lorraine dans le Shoah, from Juaisme SDV, in French
Archdiocese of Strasbourg, from Catholic Hierarchy
Protestantische Kirche A.B. von Elsass-Lothringen (Protestant Church of Alsace Lorraine of the Augsburg Confession), from KALME, in German
XVIIe Siecle - Alsace et le Pays de Montbeliard, XVIIIe Siecle - Alsace et Montbeliard XXe Siecle - Les Protestants et la Vie Publique - L'Alsace, from Musee Virtuel du Protestantisme Français
History of Regions History of the Sundgau, Dept. Haut-Rhin, Dept. Bas-Rhin, Archbishopric of Strasbourg from Wikipedia
Alsace, from GenWiki, long bibliography
Histoire Departementale : Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, from SPLAF, in French
Histoire Departementale : Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, from La France Pittoresque, in French
History of Cities History of Strasbourg (Strassburg), from Wikipedia
History of Mulhouse (Mülhausen), from Tourisme Mulhouse, from Wikipedia
History of Haguenau (Hagenau), from Wikipedia
History of Colmar, from Wikipedia
Geschichte von Schlettstadt (Selestat), from Wikipedia, in German
Saverne, from Wikipedia
Elsass Lothringen, from Gemeindeverzeichnis Deutschland 1900 (Index of German Municipalities, 1900), in German
Liste des communes d'Alsace-Lorraine ayant change de nom a la suite de l'occupation Allemande de 1870-1918 from Nithart.com
Articles History of Bitche, Forbach, Molsheim, Mulhouse, Obernai, Rosheim, Saverne, Strasbourg, from Speedy Look
Structures, Institutions Kurzer Geschichtlicher Überblick, from Eisenbahnen in Elsass-Lothringen (Brief Historic Overview, from Railroads in Alsace-Lorraine), in German
Structurae : France : Alsace, Lorraine
Alsace-Lorraine, from PAPHE (Present and Future of European Hospitals Heritage)
Burgeninventar : Wehrbauten und Schlösser im Elsass (Defensive Edifices and Palaces in the Alsace); Burgen und Schlösser in Lothringen (Castles and Palaces in Lorraine), in German
Biographies Notable Alsatians, from Wikipedia
Others The History of Natzweiler-Struthof, from Scrapbook Pages
J.P. Pinchon, Becassine en Alsace (1916), from UWisconsin History Collection
Die Adelsgenossenschaft in den Reichslanden Elsass-Lothringen (The Association of Nobles in Alsace and Lorraine) 1888-1918, from Institut Deutsche Adelsforschung, genealogical site, in German
Joseph Schmauch, Les services d'Alsace-Lorraine face a la reintegration des departements de l'Est (1914-1919) (The Administration of Alsace-Lorraine facing the Reintegration of the Eastern Departements, 1914-1918)(thesis 2004)
Les Optants d'Alsace-Lorraine (The Alsace-Lorrainers who Opted for France), from Genea Service, in French
Un peu d'histoire, from Nithart.com (a number of French language pages on various aspects of Alsatian history)
Alsace-Lorraine, from Old Countries
Sam Henze, France, Germany and the Struggle for the War-making Natural Resources of the Rhineland, ICE Case Studies 2005
W. Wittich, Deutsche und französische Kultur im Elsass , 1900, in German, GenWiki

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen French Provinces : Alsace 1649-1791, French Regions : Alsace since 1974, Mülhausen 1699-1798, Alsace-Lorraine 1871-1918, 1940-1944, from World Statesmen
List of Bishops of Strasbourg 345-1803, from Regnal Chronologies
Population Figures Reichsland Elsass-Lothringen, from Wahlen in Deutschland bis 1918 (Alsace Lorraine, from Elections in Germany until 1918), in German
Fremdsprachige Minderheiten im Deutschen Reich : Kreise mit mindestens 5 % fremdsprachiger Bevölkerung 1903 (Minorities Speaking Foreign Languages in Germany : Districts with at least 5 % non-German Speaking Population 1903), from Verwaltungsgeschichte (Administrative History) by M. Rademacher
Alsace-Lorraine - Modification des Limites (Change of Borders), from SPLAF, has population data by departement 1801-1999
Population 1871-1914 : Lorraine, Upper Alsace, Lowerr Alsace, from HGIS
Historical Statistics Coal Production of Alsace-Lorraine, 1872-1914, Iron Ore Production of Alsace-Lorraine, 1872-1914, Lignite Production of Alsace-Lorraine 1872-1883, Production of Pig Iron of Alsace-Lorraine, 1872-1914, Steel Production of Alsace-Lorraine, 1872-1911, posted by HGIS
Election Results Reichstagswahlen bis 1918 : Reichsland Elsass-Lothringen, from Wahlen in Deutschland
Les Deputes Protestataires d'Alsace-Lorraine 1871-1918, from Assemblee Nationale, French language site
Documents : Newspaper Entries Simplicissimus 1896-1944, Index (pp.104-107), Volumes 19 cartoons on Elsass-Lothringen, many more on places in E.-L., most notably Metz (4), Strassburg (8); in German
New York Times Archive 1851-1980 has 2,546 entries on Alsace-Lorraine, 7,750 on Alsace, 20,073 on Lorraine (many irrelevant), 4,816 on Sterasbourg, 13,847 on Metz (many irrelevant), 7 on Elsass-Lothringen, 256 on Elsass, 56 on Lothringen, 797 on Strassburg
Historical Images Maurice W. Grieffenhagen, The Restoration of Alsace-Lorraine to France 1917, from War Art
Image Altehaus, Strassburg, c.1900, from Old Picture.com
Affiches Alsace-Lorraine 1914-1918 (Picture Post Cards), from Les Affiches Militaires
Index of Historical Images : Germany (17 on Alsace-Lorraine), from KJA
Index of Historical Images : Alsace-Lorraine (9), from 1789-1939. L'Histoire par l'Image
Alsace-Lorraine, from Musique Militaire (French language song, no date)
Documents French Proclamation on the Invasion of Alsace, Aug 7th 1914, from First World War.Com
A Constitution for Alsace-Lorraine (1911), from GHDI; La Constitution d'Alsace-Lorraine de 1911, from Contre Culture, in French
List of Alsace-Lorraine Jews who fell in WW I, from Onlineprojekt Gefallenendenkmäler (Online Project Monuments for the Fallen), in German
Zusätzliche Vereinbarung zum Frankfurter Friedensvertrag, Oct. 12th 1871 (Agreement Complementing the Treaty of Frankfurt), from Document Archiv; text in German
Reichsland Elsass-Lothringen, from Gemeindeverzeichnis 1900 (Index of Municipalities)
Article on Alsace-Lorraine 1924, from Time Magazine
Eden and Cedar Paul, The Crux of Alsace-Lorraine, book review (Jules Duhem, The Question of Alsace-Lorraine 1918) posted by Marxists Internet Archive
Les Deputes Protestaires d'Alsace-Lorraine, from Assemblee Nationale (postcard, document, in French)
Dossiers de Magistrats d'Alsace-Lorraine (1850-1870), from Centre Historique des Archives Nationales, Index of files
Search Hansard for Alsace, Lorraine
Historical Maps information German / French language placenames, from Elsass-Lothringen.de
collections
Alsace-Lorraine, hindsight Elsass-Lothringen 1648-1789 (Droysen 1886), posted by maproom
Southern Alsace 1648, Lorraine and Northern Alsace 1648, posted by Thomas Höckmann
Alsace-Lorraine - Modification des Limites (Change of Borders), from SPLAF
Alsace-Lorraine
contemporary, 1871-1918
Alsace-Lorraine (Blackie & Sons 1882), posted by FEEFHS
Map Germany 1900 (with 'Kreise'), from Gemeindeverzeichnis 1900
Elsass-Lothringen, Northern Half, Southern Half (Stieler 1905), posted by maproom
Map Alsace-Lorraine, (Meyer 5th ed. 1885-1892) from Hic Leones
Alsace-Lorraine, Language Map (Andrees Handatlas, 6th edition 1914, posted by M. Witkam
Alsace-Lorraine 1906, Probert Encyclopedia
Alsace-Lorraine
post-1918
Alsace-Lorraine, Language Map (Andrees Handatlas, 7th edition 1921), posted by M. Witkam
Alsace-Lorraine 1922, 1932, Probert Encyclopedia
detail, hindsight
detail
pre-1871
City Panoramas 1490, Strassburg, City Panoramas 1650, Colmar, Metz, Mülhausen, Strassburg (3), City Panoramas 1750, Mülhausen, Strassburg, from Historic Images
detail
contemporary, 1871-1918
Map Metz, Strasbourg, (Meyer 5th ed. 1885-1892) from Hic Leones
Maps of Colmar 1905, Strassburg 1905, Mülhausen 1905, from Discus Media
detail
post-1918
Cartes Departementales : Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, from SPLAF
Encyclopedia Articles Articles Alsace, Haut-Rhin, Alsace-Lorraine, Strassburg, Colmar, Mulhausen, Hagenau, Schlettstadt, Neubreisach, Weissenburg, from EB 1911
Articles Alsace-Lorraine, Strassburg, from Catholic Encyclopedia
Articles Elsass-Lothringen, Diedenhofen (Thionville), Hagenau, Kolmar, Metz, Molsheim, Mülhausen (Mulhouse), Neubreisach, Saargemünd, Schlettstadt, Strassburg, Zabern (Saverne), from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892 , in German
Articles Elsass-Lothringen, Colmar im Elsass, Diedenhofen (Thionville), Hagenau, Metz, Molsheim, Mülhausen (Mulhouse), Neubreisach, Saargemünd, Schlettstadt, Strassburg im Elsass, Zabern (Saverne), from Brockhaus Konversationslexikon 1894-1896, in German
Elsass-Lothringen pp.214-218 in vol.1 of Kleines Staatshandbuch des Reichs und der Einzelstaaten 1883, in German, IA
Archives, Musea, Libraries Museums of Alsace, from Musees d'Alsace
State Symbols Flaggenlexikon, click for Elsass-Lothringen; bilingual German & English language site
Flag of the Republic of Alsace-Lorraine, from Wikipedia (Nov 11-21 1918)
Coats of Arms, from Alsace, from Heraldique Europeenne, French-language site
Coat of Arms of Strassburg, from International Civic Heraldry
Coins Emergency Money 1915-1920 : Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, from Jetons-Monnaie
Search Coin Archives for Alsace, Elsass, Lorraine, Lothringen, Strassburg, Strasbourg, Metz etc.
Stamps
Others Les Immatriculations en Alsace-Lorraine, depuis le debut du 20e siecle (License Plates of Alsace-Lorraine, from the Beginning to the 20th Century), from Francoplaque, in French

PRINTED REFERENCE
Bibliography Elsass-Lothringisches Jahrbuch 1922-1952 (toc), from Erlanger Historikerseite, German language
Oberrheinische Studien, ToC, in German
Max Planck Institut für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Digitale Bibliothek, keywords Elsass, Lothringen, Elsass-Lothringen; titles in German
Alsace, from GenWiki, long bibliography
Elsass-Lothringen, from Bibliotheksservice Zentrum, Baden-Württemberg
Online Libraries Digitale Texte im Seminar für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Univ. Köln; many 19th century texts, mostly in German
Gutenberg Library Online, keyword Prussia
Internet Archive
GenWiki Digitale Bibliothek
Digitale Sammlungen der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek (BSB), Digitale Bibliothek, from SLUB Dresden
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Universitätsbibliothek, Sammlungen, click : Sammlung Elsass und Lothringen
Online Journals full text online
contents online Magazine Stacks : Colmarer Jahrbuch 1935-1939
Magazine Stacks : Elsass-Lothringisches Jahrbuch 1922-1952
Magazine Stacks : Jahrbuch der Stadt Kolmar 1942
Magazine Stacks : Jahresberichte des Hagenauer Altertumsvereins 1909-1913
Magazine Stacks : Oberrheinische Studien 1970-
Magazine Stacks : Zeitschrift für die Geschichte des Oberrheins 1850-1885, 1886-1895, 1896-1905, 1906-1915, 1916-1927, 1918-1937, 1938-1969, 1970-2001
General Accounts Hans Raeder, Das Grundbuchgesetz für Elsass-Lothringen vom 22. Juni 1891 (1893), posted by Max Planck Institut für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Digitale Bibliothek, in German
Michael Erbe (ed.). Das Elsass. Historische Landschaft im Wandel der Zeiten (Alsace, Historic Landscape in the Course of Time), Stuttgart : Kohlhammer 2002, in German [G]
Peace Handbooks issued by the Hitorical Section of the Foreign Office : Vol.30, Alsace-Lorraine, 1920, 119 p.; Vol.31 : Lorraine and Saar Minefields, 1920, 29 p. [G]
F.Y. Eccles, Alsace-Lorraine (1915), posted on Internet Archive
M. Barres, Alsace-Lorraine (1906), posted on Internet Archive
G.W. Edwards, Alsace-Loraine (c.1918), posted on Internet Archive
B. Cerf, Alsace-Lorraine since 1870 (1919), posted on Internet Archive
Ch.D. Hazen, Alsace-Lorraine under German Rule (1917), posted on Internet Archive
C. Phillipson, Alsace-Lorraine, Past, Present and Future (1919), posted on Internet Archive
J. Duhem, The Question of Alsace-Lorraine (1918), posted on Internet Archive
E.A. Vizetelly, The True Story of Alsace=Lorraine (c.1918), posted on Internet Archive
D. Starr Jordan, Alsace-Lorraine, A Study in Conquest (1913), posted on Internet Archive
O. Michaelis, Grenzlandkirche. Eine evangeliscvhe Kirchengeschichte Elsass-Lothringens (1934) in German, posted on Internet Archive
A. Wagner, Elsass und Lothringen und ihre Wiedergewinnung für Deutschland (1870) in German, posted on Internet Archive
E. Betham-Edwards, Under the German Ban in Alsace and Lorraine (1914), posted on Internet Archive
R. de Clery, Questions Concernant la Nationalite des Habitants de l'Alsace-Lorraine (1873) in French, posted on Internet Archive
G. Moch, L'Alsace-Lorraine devant Europe : Essai de Politique Positive (1894) in French, posted on Internet Archive
E. Clunet, La Question du Passeports en Alsace-Lorraine (1888) in French, posted on Internet Archive
Yearbooks Article Alsace-Lorraine, from : The International Year Book 1899 pp.29-30, on events of 1898, [G]
Entry : Alsace-Lorraine, in : Statesman's Year Book 1918 pp.929-931 [G]
Articles : Alsace pp.16-18, in : James Minahan, Nations without States, A Historical Dictionary of Contemporary National Movements, Westport CT : Greenwood 1996 [G]