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Joseph N. Switkes collection

Document | Accession Number: 2014.462.1

Documents, correspondence, awards, photographs, ephemera, collected by Joseph Switkes while serving in the U.S. Army in World War II, in France, Belgium, and Germany. Material includes World War I-era French postcards; photographs of Nazi party members from the regions surrounding Aachen, Cologne, and Bonn, including photographs depicting such party members attending rallies in Nuremberg in 1934; photographs of various of Nazi party activities in the same region, including participation of young women at gatherings of the Bund Deutscher Mädel and men at events of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront; and examples of printed propaganda. All materials were acquired by Switkes during his time as a soldier in France and Germany during World War II.

Date
1906-1945  (inclusive)
Language
German
French
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Nancy Switkes, 2014.
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Record last modified: 2017-06-05 15:44:24
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