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Large poster with a smiling salesman and a yellow lottery ticket advertising the million Reichsmark Lottery

Object | Accession Number: 2008.342.8

Advertising poster encouraging German citizens to support the Winter Charity Campaign by purchasing a 50 pfennig ticket for the National German Lottery with a prize of 1 million Reichsmarks. The Winter Charity Campaign (WHW) was the Nazi People’s Welfare Organization’s (NSV) annual charity campaign held every winter from 1933 to 1945 to provide money, clothes, and food to German people in need.

Artwork Title
Kriegs-Winterhilfe-Lotterie
Alternate Title
Winter-War Aid-Lottery
Date
approximately 1940  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Germany
Language
German
Classification
Posters
Category
Nazi propaganda
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, The Abraham and Ruth Goldfarb Family Acquisition Fund
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:04:11
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