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Antisemitic postcard issued by the Nazi Party

Object | Accession Number: 1996.17.1

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Postcard displaying Nazi propaganda against Jews.
    Date
    approximately 1939-1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of John and Melanie Balzer
    Markings
    Recto: "When You see this sign..."
    Verso: "Distributed by the SS Headquarters * Supplementary Office of the Waffen-SS"

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Information Forms
    Category
    Postcards
    Physical Description
    recto, black and red background and white text, "Wenn Du dieses Zeichen siehst..."; in lower left, yellow star of David, with black text, "Jude"; lower left, white text, "Ax-Heu"; verso, black pre-printed text, "Herausgegeben Vom SS-Haputamt*Ergaenzungsamt der Waffen-SS" with lines for the address.
    Dimensions
    Height: 5.625 inches (14.288 cm) | Width: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink, graphite
    Inscription
    Verso, bottom left, in pencil, "RPH 192 00S"

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The postcard was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by John and Melanie Balzer in 1996.
    Record last modified:
    2023-05-31 07:05:43
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