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German gramophone with a red painted bell and carved oak base

Object | Accession Number: 2013.118.1 a-c

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.

Date
approximately 1935  (manufacture)
Geography
manufacture : Germany
Category
Audio equipment
Object Type
Gramophones (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marvin Goldstein
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:21:58
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