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Instructional poster showing that Jews are a combination of African and Middle Eastern races

Object | Accession Number: 1990.120.5

Educational Poster showing that Jews are a mixture of several non-European races and are therefore inferior to other purebred races. It is from a portfolio of teaching panels designed by Alfred Vogel, a school headmaster and Nazi Party member, to instruct students on the superiority of the Aryan race, the virtue of racial purity, and the burden that Jews, as well as the handicapped, mentally ill, and unfit, place on society. For Hitler's government, the indoctrination of children through the required teaching of Nazi ideology was a powerful tool. The teaching of eugenics and racial biology began in primary school. Vogel's series provided illustrated aids on its key aspects, showing in simple pictures the urgency of the Jewish threat, the danger of racial miscegenation, or mixing of races, and how the pure breed will always be strongest, and mixed breeds must be eliminated.

Artwork Title
Die Rassische Zusammensetzung Der Juden
Alternate Title
The Racial Composition of the Jews
Series Title
Erblehre und Rassenkunde no. 55
publication/distribution:  1938
publication: Stuttgart (Germany)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2023-09-27 13:57:30
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