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Annual harvest festival at Bueckeberg

Film | Accession Number: 2013.42.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1389 | Film ID: 2946

Large groups of civilians travel along a road to the harvest festival in Bueckeberg on October 6, 1935. Germans heil officials and watch a large procession. Tillman describes in his diary how one million people traveled by special trains and by foot to the rally. "The whole mountain... was alive with people, hardly room for more... People of different parts of G[ermany] with their native costumes marched in procession until 12:00 when the Fuehrer arrived - walked through the crowd to platform on top of mountain to watch the battle - very realistic." In his manuscript "Meine Herrschaften" (in USHMM's collection) Tillman describes the festival as similar to Thanksgiving Day in the United States and notes that..... (pg 5-6)

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:01:21
Event Date
10/06/1935
Locale
Bueckeberg, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Philip Sloan and Katherine Tillman
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:16
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