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Cigarette card photo of Hitler with a group of Nazi Party officials

Object | Accession Number: 2012.68.18

Cigarette card, Der Führer im Kreise seiner nächsten Mitarbeiter am Abend der Reichtagswahl vom 29. Marz 1936, number 198, 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 addressing a group of Nazi Party officials on the night of the Reichstag election of March 29, 1936. 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.

Alternate Title
Der Führer im Kreise seiner nächsten Mitarbeiter am Abend der Reichtagswahl vom 29. Marz 1936
The leader among his closest associates on the night of the Reichstag election of March 29 1936
Series Title
ADOLF HITLER - Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers
Date
approximately 1936  (publication/distribution)
1936 March 29  (depiction)
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 14:23:57
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