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Kampfbund fur Deutsche Kultur pin

Object | Accession Number: 2005.367.10

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    Kampfbund fur Deutsche Kultur pin


    Brief Narrative
    Commemorative pin from an event held in Gera, Germany, by the Kampfbund fur Deutsche Kultur [Fighting League for German Culture], a cultural watchdog organization operated by the Nazi Party from 1928 to 1934. The organization opposed the involvement of Jewish writers, composers, and artists in German culture, and opposed other figures who did not fit the organization's concept of German culture under Nazism. The organization held book-burnings and other events.
    commemoration:  1934
    issue: Gera (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the University of Mary Washington Galleries
    front, center left, next to flame, embossed : 19
    front, center right, next to flame, embossed : 34
    front, circling border, embossed : KAMPFBUND FŰR DEUTSCHEKULTUR ∙ KULTURWOCHE IN GERA [Fighting League for German Culture -- Culture week in Gera]

    Physical Details

    Identifying Artifacts
    Object Type
    Lapel pins (aat)
    Physical Description
    Oval, silver-colored, metal pin. At center is an image of an embossed swastika within a circle, superimposed on a torch. There are embossed numbers on either side of the torch flame. Embossed German text around border. Back of pin has a pin clasp attached by solder.
    overall: Height: 1.625 inches (4.128 cm) | Width: 1.125 inches (2.858 cm) | Depth: 0.250 inches (0.635 cm)
    overall : metal

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    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    The pin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by the University of Mary Washington Galleries.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-31 10:43:58
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