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Issue of Lustige Blätter, a weekly illustrated German humor magazine

Publication | Accession Number: 2016.184.274.7

Issue of Lustige Blätter, a weekly illustrated German humor magazine. The cover has a caricature by Balkie of a wagon full of wealthy Jewish men; the driver is a Soviet soldier and the mules wears the flags of the United States and Great Britain, caption : Die Eselskarre. The magazine began publication in 1885, but adapted its humor for changing public tastes. During the Nazi era, it frequently featured antisemitic cartoons, and illustrations making fun of enemies of Germany, such as Churchill and Roosevelt. The magazine is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Title
Lustige Blätter, Nr. 11 / 59. year, March 17, 1944
Date
1944 March 17-1943  (publication)
Geography
publication : Berlin (Germany)
Language
German
Category
Periodicals
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-05-24 16:07:14
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