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Cigarette card photo of a smiling Hitler with roses and a Hitler Youth member

Object | Accession Number: 2012.68.8

Cigarette card, Jungdeutschland begrüßt den Führer im Wahlkampf, number 166, Group 64, series 15, Adolf Hitler - Pictures of the Life of the Führer, from about 1936. The card features a black and white photograph of a Hitler Youth member greeting Hitler and other Nazi Party officials during an election campaign stop. 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 increasing popularity of the Nazi Party made them a desirable subject for a collectible card series. The album for this series has text and photo captions that tell the story of Hitler's life from his birth in 1899 to his 1933 appointment as Chancellor, and then Fuhrer, of Germany.

Title
Jungdeutschland begrüßt den Führer im Wahlkampf
Alternate Title
Germany’s youth welcomes the Leader in the election campaign
Series Title
ADOLF HITLER - Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers
Date
approximately 1936  (publication/distribution)
Geography
depiction : Hamburg (Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Information Forms
Category
Cards
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Martin Shallow III
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:18
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