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Illuminated manuscript presented to Adolf Hitler from Hinrich Lohse, Gauleiter of Schleswig-Holstein

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    Consists of one illuminated, calligraphic, manuscript, bound in brown leather, presented to Adolf Hitler from Hinrich Lohse, the Gauleiter of Schleswig-Holstein, on January 30, 1943 in Kiel. The manuscript was presented on the occasion of the ten year anniversary of Hitler's assumption of power. The letters are penned by Professor Th. Riebicke of Kiel, and are red, yellow, and blue. The leather binding of the book has a gold eagle, and the book itself is preserved in a brown leather box.

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    The Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal offered this manuscript to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum after deaccessioning it from their collection in 2005; it had been housed with the Cornelius J. Hauck History of the Book rare book collection. Mr. Hauck had purchased the manuscript from Lucien Goldschmidt in 1961. Dr. John Fleming, PhD, Vice President of Museums, completed the donation for the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal.
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