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Cigarette card with image of Nazi party band in performance

Object | Accession Number: 2005.315.6

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    Brief Narrative
    Cigarette card from the series, Kampf um's Dritte Reich (Struggle for the Third Reich), produced in Germany, ca.1933. The card depicts the performance of a Nazi party band.
    Series Title
    Kampf um's Dritte Reich (Struggle for the Third Reich)
    publication/distribution:  approximately 1933
    depiction: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cathy L. Kobs
    back, in black text : Kampf / um’s Dritte Reich / Bild 185 / GU = Kapelle Fuhsel / 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
    Subject: Herbert H. Kobs
    Distributor: Jasmatzi Cigarettenfabrik G.M.B.H
    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.

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    Physical Description
    Rectangular paper card with color photographic image, with white border, on front and text on back. Image depicts Nazi band playing in line formation, with focus on man in military uniform playing drum and cymbals. In background is Nazi banner On back top is leafy bough with circle with letters in center.
    overall: Height: 2.440 inches (6.198 cm) | Width: 1.880 inches (4.775 cm)
    overall : paper, ink

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Nazi propaganda.
    Corporate Name
    Nazi Party

    Administrative Notes

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