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Nazi ordinance rationing meat for Aryans and Jews

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.396

Broadside providing notice in German and Polish of a meat rationing order issued in Nowy Sacz, called Neu-Sandez, in 1940 in German occupied Poland. Aryans were allotted 9 ounces, a little over half a pound, of meat per week, and Jews less than 2 ounces, about an eighth of a pound. Nowy Sacz was occupied by Nazi Germany on September 6, 1939. Food shortages were experienced immediately. Jews were abused, forced to perform work for no pay, and confined to a ghetto. The city was near the Slovakian border and, in December, Jews in that area were ordered to move into the city. Food was even scarcer, and with the overcrowding came starvation and fast spreading disease. In August 1942, the ghetto was liquidated and approximately 20,000 Jewish residents were sent to Belzec killing center. This poster is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Artwork Title
Anordnung / Zarzadzenie, Neu-Sandez, March 6, 1940
Alternate Title
Order, Neu-Sandez, March 6, 1940
publication/distribution:  1940 March 06
publication: Nowy Sacz (Poland)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
Record last modified: 2021-02-10 09:04:31
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