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Der Stürmer (Nuremberg, Germany) [Newspaper]

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    Der Stürmer (Nuremberg, Germany) [Newspaper]
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    Brief Narrative
    Issue of Der Stürmer, [The Stormtrooper], a viciously anti-Jewish newspaper published by Julius Streicher, an early Nazi Party member, from 1923-1945 in Germany. The newspaper's slogan was "Die Juden sind unser Unglück!" [The Jews are our misfortune]. The paper thrived on scandal, and preferred sensational stories of Jews committing disgusting, evil acts. It was also infamous for its antisemitic cartoons and staff cartoonist Fips. Streicher was arrested by the US Army in May 1945. He was tried by the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, convicted, and executed per the ruling that his repeated articles calling for the annihilation of the Jewish race were a direct incitement to murder and a crime against humanity. The newspaper is one of the more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.
    Title
    Der Stürmer, Sondernummer 11, November 1938, 16. Jahr 1938
    Alternate Title
    The Striker, Special number 11, November 1938, 16th year 1938
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1938 November
    Geography
    publication: Nuremberg (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    Contributor
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    Publisher: Julius Streicher
    Publisher: Stürmer-Verlag
    Biography
    The Katz Ehrenthal Collection is a collection of more than 900 objects depicting Jews and antisemitic and anti-Jewish propaganda from the medieval to the modern era, in Europe, Russia, and the United States. The collection was amassed by Peter Ehrenthal, a Romanian Holocaust survivor, to document the pervasive history of anti-Jewish hatred in Western art, politics and popular culture. It includes crude folk art as well as pieces created by Europe's finest craftsmen, prints and periodical illustrations, posters, paintings, decorative art, and toys and everyday household items decorated with depictions of stereotypical Jewish figures.
    Julius Streicher was the founder of "Der Stürmer" and Gauleiter of Franconia. He was sentenced to death at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg.
    [Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. Vol. 3-4. New York: MacMillan Publishing Company, 1995, pp. 1788.]

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Category
    Newspapers
    Genre/Form
    Newspapers.
    Physical Description
    23 issues available, Katz Ehrenthal Collection.
    v. : ill. ; 43 cm. (17.375 x 12.500 in.)
    Weekly
    Nr. 1 (1923)-Ceased in Feb. 1945.
    Notes: Subtitle varies.
    Editor: Julius Streicher.
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The newspaper was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by the Katz Family.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Special Collection
    Katz Ehrenthal Collection
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    2024-03-04 09:02:35
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