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SPD party day in Leipzig 1931

Film | Accession Number: 2008.351.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4818 | Film ID: 2860
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Scenes from the 36th SPD party day on May 30-31, 1931 in Leipzig. This was the last SPD party day before the Nazis took over. Demonstration through the streets of Leipzig with 150,000 SPD members from all over Germany. Parade with vehicles, signs, flags, people hanging out of windows, crowds lining the streets, marching, street vendor serving ice cream. Pan down of Volkshaus in Leipzig. Members of the SPD arrive for the meeting of the Party Day at the Volkshaus. Among them: Otto Braun (bald, arrives with two women), Arthur Crispien (bearded man on right) and Hans Vogel (bearded man on left). INT, Otto Wels, Chairman of the SPD, speaks at the Party Day from a podium on a stage. In the speech he vowed that the SPD will fight the Nazis with everything they have.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:01:18
Event Date
May 30-31, 1931
Locale
Leipzig, Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Spiegel TV
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