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German Youth Hostel donor's badge with an embossed Nazi eagle and swastika acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2013.453.32

Deutsches Jugenherbergswerk [German Youth Hostel] lapel pin for the 1937 fundraising campaign brought back from the war by Harold Goldberg, an American soldier who served in Europe, circa 1945-1946. Tinnies, inexpensive pressed metal alloy pins, or other inexpensive tokens, were often given to people who contributed to charity and fundraising campaigns.

Date
1937  (commemoration)
approximately 1945-1946  (found)
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Badges
Object Type
Lapel pins (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Harold Goldberg
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:09:42
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