Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

“It lies in the nature of man to leave records of his life and his thoughts.”

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on November 15, 2012

Pages from “English for All, Fortnightly for Germans”, a publication issued to German prisoners of war in England, intended to teach language skills, 1946 – 1948.

The Island Weekly

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 22, 2007

Die Inselwoche, a hectographed newspaper issued by German prisoners of war in an internment camp on Ile Longue, an island off of Brest in France, 1914-1919.

 Complete with advertisements:

 See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%8Ele_Longue#First_World_War
and: http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-31312207_ITM