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Small text only poster issued by the Berlin Jewish Community on the death of President von Hindenburg

Object | Accession Number: 2008.335.1

Handbill published by the Berlin Jewish Community to express their condolences upon the death of President Paul von Hindenburg on August 2, 1934. It announces a memorial service to be held on August 12. As Field Marshal and Commander of German forces during World War I, Hindenburg became immensely popular throughout the country. He was elected president in 1925 and reelected in 1932. He appointed Hitler as Chancellor in January 1933.

Artwork Title
Zum Ableben des Reichspräsidenten von Hindenburg
Alternate Title
The Death of President von Hindenburg
Date
1934 August  (publication/distribution)
1934 August 02  (commemoration)
Geography
distribution : Berlin (Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Posters
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:04
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