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Tag des Deutschen Volkstums [Day of German Nationality] pin

Object | Accession Number: 2005.367.16

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    Tag des Deutschen Volkstums [Day of German Nationality] pin
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Pin commemorating Tag des Deutschen Volkstums in 1934 in Gera, Germany. Established by the Nazi Party, the day was observed in schools and elsewhere to promote cultural identity among the German people.
    Date
    issue:  1934
    Geography
    issue: Gera (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the University of Mary Washington Galleries
    Markings
    front, center, embossed : VDA
    front, border, embossed : Tag des Deutschen Volkstums Gera 1934 [Day of German Nationality, Gera, 1934]

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Object Type
    Lapel pins (aat)
    Physical Description
    Circular, embossed, metal pin with metallic copper colored coating on front. Center has 3 large embossed letters. At top is a small, embossed shield with a swastika in center. Embossed German text around border. Back has pin clasp attached with solder.
    Dimensions
    overall: | Depth: 0.125 inches (0.318 cm) | Diameter: 1.120 inches (2.845 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    Nazi Party

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The Day of German Nationality 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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