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Nazi Party Women's Order of the Red Swastika lapel pin

Object | Accession Number: 2006.103.2

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    Nazi Party Women's Order of the Red Swastika lapel pin

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    National Sozialistische Frauenschaft [National Socialist Womenhood] triangular membership pin. The letters on the pin, GHL, stand for the organization’s motto "Glaube, Hoffnung, Liebe" (Faith, Hope, Love). The NSF was formed in 1931 and in 1935, it became an official party organ of the Nazi Party [NSDAP].
    Date
    issue:  approximately 1940
    Geography
    issue: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cayla D. Houston
    Markings
    front, enamel paint, phrase at top, letters on arms of cross : NAT. SOZ. FRAUENSCHAFT / G / H / L
    back, stamped : GES.GESCH [Patented]

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Jewelry
    Category
    Pins (Jewelry)
    Object Type
    Lapel pins (aat)
    Physical Description
    Gold colored inverted triangular metal pin, slightly arched, with a white enamel cross on a glossy black enamel background with a red swastika at the center and silver colored letters in Fraktur font on the cross arms and foot. At the top is a white band with German text in silver, Roman font. All sections are outlined with yellow, a signifier of the highest membership rank, Reich. On the back is a patent mark and a tension pin.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.750 inches (4.445 cm) | Width: 1.500 inches (3.81 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, enamel paint

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    NS.-Frauenschaft

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The pin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2006 by Cayla DuChene Houston.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-31 10:43:59
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