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Cigarette card photo of Hitler chatting with a Hitler Youth group

Object | Accession Number: 2012.68.16

Cigarette card, Hitler-Jugend als Gals am Obersalzberg, number 168, Group 67, series 15, Adolf Hitler - Pictures of the Life of the Führer, from about 1936. The card features a black and white photograph of Hitler chatting with a Hitler Youth group visiting the Berghof, his mountain retreat. 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 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.

Alternate Title
Hitler-Jugend als Gast am Obersalzberg
Hitler Youth as Guests at the Obersalzburg
Series Title
ADOLF HITLER - Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers
publication/distribution:  approximately 1936
depiction: Hamburg (Germany)
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Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Martin Shallow III
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:27:03
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