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Cigarette card photo of Hitler greeting a young girl and her grandfather

Object | Accession Number: 2012.68.4

Cigarette card, Hier, mein Fuhrer, ist mein Enkelkind, from series 15, ADOLF HITLER - Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers [Adolf Hitler - Pictures of the Life of the Führer), card 57, from group 64, sereis 15, about 1936. The card features a black and white photograph of an older man presenting his young granddaughter to Adolf Hitler. Cigarette cards were a popular collectible item in Germany beginning about 1920. Large albums with text, but no pictures, were published for each series and the cards were collected to be added as illustrations. The album for this series has text and photo captions that tell the story of Hitler's life from birth in 1899, to his 1933 appointment as Chancellor, and then Fuhrer of Germany.

Alternate Title
Hier, mein Führer, ist mein Enkelkind: Picture Number 57
Here, my Leader, is my Grandchild
Series Title
ADOLF HITLER - Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers
publication/distribution:  approximately 1936
publication: Germany
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Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Martin Shallow III
Record last modified: 2020-09-15 08:45:26
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