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Gary and Nina Wexler collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of posters depicting antisemitism in France before and during World War II and posters produced in support of the German occupation of France from 1941-1944.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Gary and Nina Wexler.
Date
1899-1944
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Pro-German propaganda poster warning of threats against France

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.1

Geography
publication: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  1941
Pro-German propaganda poster warning of threats against France

Announcement for an anti-Jewish museum exhibition in Vichy France

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.2

Geography
publication: Musee des Beaux-Arts; Nancy (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  1941
Announcement for an anti-Jewish museum exhibition in Vichy France

Advertising poster promoting an antisemitic, anti-American magazine, Cahier Jaune

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.3

Geography
found: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  1942 November

Poster of a gloating Jewish businessman plotting to promote the war

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.4

Geography
discovery: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1943
Poster of a gloating Jewish businessman plotting to promote the war

Late 19th century campaign poster for an antisemitic candidate for the French legislature

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.5

Geography
publication: Paris (France)
Date
depiction:  1889 September 12
publication/distribution:  1943

Circular text only poster decrying antisemitism in France

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.6

Geography
distribution: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1940
Circular text only poster decrying antisemitism in France

Dual language text only poster in yellow and black announcing sabotage penalties for attacks against the German occupying forces

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.7

Geography
distribution: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  1942 July 10
Dual language text only poster in yellow and black announcing sabotage penalties for attacks against the German occupying forces

Dual language text only poster with a red border announcing penalties for those helping anti-German forces

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.8

Geography
distribution: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1942
Dual language text only poster with a red border announcing penalties for those helping anti-German forces
 
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