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Christmas pin with evergreen issued for the Nazi winter charity drive

Object | Accession Number: 2005.367.23

Pin issued for a 1933 Christmas charity drive in Germany. It was probably issued by the Winterhilfswerk Des Deutschen Volkes, the major public charity established by the Nazi Party in 1933. In addition to fundraising, the organization was used by the Nazi regime to promote Volksgemeinshaft, a sense of of community among the German people. They often issued pins and badges for donors to wear to show their support.

Date
1933  (issue)
Geography
issue : Germany
Language
German
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Badges
Object Type
Lapel pins (aat)
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 14:22:07
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