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France's Shame, a poster foldout special of the Nazi Party weekly

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    France's Shame, a poster foldout special of the Nazi Party weekly
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    Brief Narrative
    Frankreichs Schüld [France's Shame], a special issue of the Nazi Party weekly with a color cover featuring two sterotyped black African soldiers in French uniforms, Charles de Gaulle, and a Jewish banker, for an expose on the sins of France: colonialism, Jewish controlled policies, etc. that make it an enemy of Germany. This periodical is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.
    Artwork Title
    Special edition, Illustrierter Beobachter, 1940
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1940
    Geography
    publication: Munich (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    Markings
    front, red ink : Frankreichs Schüld
    Contributor
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    Publisher: Zentralverlag der NSDAP
    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.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Posters
    Category
    Nazi propaganda
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 29.375 inches (74.613 cm) | Width: 21.750 inches (55.245 cm)

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The periodical 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
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-12 13:41:04
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