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Adolf Hitler-Strasse street sign acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1986.17.1

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    Adolf Hitler-Strasse street sign acquired by a US soldier

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Adolf Hitler-Strasse street sign, taken by Harmon R. Stone, a US soldier, during the Allied occupation of Germany in May 1945.
    Date
    found:  1945 May
    Geography
    use: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jonathan Stone, In memory of Harmon R. Stone

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Information Forms
    Object Type
    Street signs (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Narrow, rectangular painted metal sign with raised white enamel lettering, Adolf Hitler-Stra├če, on a blue background with a narrow white border and a black edge. There are four circular holes punched through each corner.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 6.000 inches (15.24 cm) | Width: 35.500 inches (90.17 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, enamel paint

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The street sign was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1986 by Jonathan Stone, the son of Harmon R. Stone.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-15 10:20:28
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