German gramophone with a red painted bell and carved oak base
Audiovisual and Photographic Materials
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marvin Goldstein
Gramophone of the type used in German homes during the Nazi era, 1933-1945. Propaganda was an essential tool of the Nazi government. They understood the power of emerging technologies, such as phonographs, radio, and television, to disseminate their message into homes and workplaces. Goebbels' Ministry of Propaganda encouraged the production of home listening devices at affordable prices.
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