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Case containing charts to identify skin, hair and eye color

Object | Accession Number: 1991.178.1 a

Originally in the holdings of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin. Transferred to the Institute for Human Genetics at the University of Muenster in 1952 by founding director and former Wilhelm Institute director, Dr. Otmar Von Verschuer. This set was used for racial experiments and research to promote Nazi ideology and racial distinctions at the Kaiser Wilhelm Anthropological Institute in Berlin. The charts were printed by J.F. Lehmann Publishers in Munich. This publishing house was noted for printing material on eugenics.

Date
1930-1939  (use)
Classification
Containers
Category
Cases
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irmgard Nippert
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:42
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