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Miniature figurine in Bavarian dress with a fish for charity campaign donors

Object | Accession Number: 2005.367.18

Small painted ceramic figurine given as a memento to donors in appreciation for their contribution to the Winterhilfswerk Des Deutchen Volkes (Winter Charity Campaign]. This figurine is from the March 1939 series, Schaffendes Deutchsland [Productive Germany]. It was originally a pin. The WHW was 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
1939 March  (issue)
Geography
manufacture : Germany
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Ceramics
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the University of Mary Washington Galleries
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:27
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