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Large campaign poster using 2 school girls to illustrate the healthy children and high employment in Germany thanks to Adolf Hitler

Object | Accession Number: 2008.342.17

Nazi propaganda poster produced for the March 29, 1936, Reichstag election and plebiscite on the remilitarization of the Rhineland. It illustrates the prosperity and well-being brought to Germany by Hitler by comparing 1932 to 1935 statistics. It features 2 uniformed Hitler Youth school girls; the smaller figure has large crowd of unemployed workers extending behind her; the large figure has a small crowd. The poster was issued by the Nazi Party in Munich, Germany. The election had only Nazi party candidates. The referendum was to approve, after the fact, the German reclamation of sovereignty of the Rhineland in western Germany, an area that had been demilitarized under the Treaty of Versailles; 98.9% of the population voted in support of the Nazis.

Artwork Title
Den Kindern Erholung Den Vatern Arbeit
Alternate Title
The Children Relax The Fathers Work
Date
1936 March  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Munich (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: 2018-01-25 14:43:31
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