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Cigarette card depicting Hitler at Lake Konigssee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.315.4

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    Cigarette card depicting Hitler at Lake Konigssee

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Cigarette card from the series, Kampf um's Dritte Reich (Struggle for the Third Reich), produced in Germany in 1933. The card depicts Hitler standing in front of Lake Kőnigśsee.
    Series Title
    Kampf um's Dritte Reich (Struggle for the Third Reich)
    Date
    publication/distribution:  approximately 1933
    Geography
    depiction: Lake Koenigssee; Koenigssee (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cathy L. Kobs
    Markings
    back, in black text : Kampf / um’s Dritte Reich / Bild 142 / Um Kőnigśsee / Diefe Bilder liegen in den Paßungen / unserer Ramses = Cigaretten / Gammelalben für die 273 Bilder find gegen Boreinfendung von RM 1.- / durch unś oder durch jeden handler / erhältlich / JASMATZI / CIGARETTENFABRIK G.M.B.H / DRESDEN
    Contributor
    Subject: Herbert H. Kobs
    Distributor: Jasmatzi Cigarettenfabrik G.M.B.H
    Biography
    Herbert Kobs was born on May 15, 1924, in Dane, Wisconiosn. He enlisted in the United States Army on January 18, 1943. He was posted to the Pacific theater, where part of his duties included serving as a guard for General Douglas MacArthur. He was demobilized on December 31, 1945. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1950. He married Alice Hafemeister and they had two daughters. Kobs spent most of his career as a high school history teacher and guidance counselor at Burlington High School in Burlington, Wisconsin. He died at age 57, in July 1981.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Information Forms
    Category
    Cards
    Physical Description
    Rectangular paper card with color photographic image, with white border, on front and German text on back. Image depicts Hitler standing in front of Lake Kőnigśsee with mountains in the background. On back top is a leafy bough with a circle with letters in the center.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 2.440 inches (6.198 cm) | Width: 1.880 inches (4.775 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Nazi propaganda.
    Corporate Name
    Nazi Party

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The cigarette card was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Cathy Kobs, the daughter of Herbert Kobs.
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-02 09:51:04
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