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Marcel Mayer-Astruc collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a photograph album documenting a 1944 exhibition in London, England, entitled, "Germany -- the Evidence", organized by Marcel Mayer-Astruc. The collection also includes an envelope and photographs relating to the 1944 exhibition, "Germany--the Evidence," in London, England, created by Marcel Mayer-Astruc. The envelope is labeled with a printed return address, "INBEL..London." The photographs show exhibit panels with images of Adolf Hitler and other Nazi officials, civilians greeting Nazi officials, and scenes of war destruction as well as placards with quotations from Nazi officials. The majority of the photographs have typewritten labels on the verso that state: "BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH / DISTRIBUTED BY THE / MINISTRY OF INFORMATION. D. / THE EVIL WE FIGHT / Ministry of Information Exhibition / produced by Display and Exhibitions / Division for show all over Great / Britain. Display Panel."
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by Myriam Mayer Sanfuentes, the granddaughter of Marcel Mayer-Astruc.
Date
1944 November 01
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Germany--the evidence papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.19

Date
1944 November 01

Album used by an exhibit curator for a 1944 anti-Nazi exhibit

Object | Accession Number: 1988.19.1

Geography
use: London (England)
Date
use:  1944 November 01
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-17 09:29:16
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