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Winterhilfswerk Des Deutschen Volkes lapel pin

Object | Accession Number: 2005.367.7

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    Winterhilfswerk Des Deutschen Volkes lapel pin

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Pin issued by the Winterhilfswerk Des Deutschen Volkes [Winter Relief Agency of the German People], a public charity fundraising organization established in Germany by the Nazi Party in 1933. In addition to fundraising, the organization was used by the Nazi regime to promote Volksgemeinschaft, a sense of community among the German people.
    Date
    issue:  1934-1935
    Geography
    manufacture: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the University of Mary Washington Galleries
    Markings
    front, upper right, impressed: W H W
    front, bottom, impressed: 34-35
    Contributor
    Distributor: Winterhilfswerk Des Deutschen Volkes

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Object Type
    Lapel pins (aat)
    Physical Description
    Oval, dark brown, plastic pin. There is a raised center design of a pine tree with lit candles in its branches. In the upper left and right are 3 impressed letters, and at bottom, impressed numbers. Back has pin clasp attached by solder. Beneath pin is affixed a square paper label with text and an image of a green heart with an orange banner on white background.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.875 inches (4.763 cm) | Width: 1.375 inches (3.493 cm) | Depth: 0.375 inches (0.953 cm)
    Materials
    overall : plastic, metal, paper, ink, adhesive
    Inscription
    back, printed on label, white ink : Thuringen
    back, printed on label, black ink : [illegible]

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Germany

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The pin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by the University of Mary Washington Galleries.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-27 16:32:32
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