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German poster collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of anti-Semitic, advertising, and political posters, and a pair of shoes worn in Buchenwald concentration camp.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990.
Date
1932-1948
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Poster advertising the flagships of the Hamburg-Amerika Line

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.1

Geography
manufacture: Hamburg (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1929-1935
Poster advertising the flagships of the Hamburg-Amerika Line

German Social Democratic Party anti-Nazi election poster

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.2

Geography
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
German Social Democratic Party anti-Nazi election poster

German Social Democratic Party election poster with a man smashing a swastika with a hammer

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.3

Geography
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
German Social Democratic Party election poster with a man smashing a swastika with a hammer

Social Democratic Party election poster depicting Germany as a graveyard

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.4

Geography
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
depiction: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
Social Democratic Party election poster depicting Germany as a graveyard

Nazi Party election poster with a man smashing a financial building with a battering ram

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.5

Geography
distribution: Germany
manufacture: Zwickau (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
Nazi Party election poster with a man smashing a financial building with a battering ram

Poster expressing Austrian Bishops' support for Anschluss

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.6

Geography
distribution: Austria
Date
publication/distribution:  1938 March 18
Poster expressing Austrian Bishops' support for Anschluss

Propaganda advertisement implying that Hitler supports equality and peace

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.7

Geography
distribution: Austria
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1933-1938 April 10
Propaganda advertisement implying that Hitler supports equality and peace

War propaganda poster mapping German military conquests

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.8

Geography
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
depiction: Europe
Date
publication/distribution:  1942
depiction:  1942
War propaganda poster mapping German military conquests

Pro-Nazi election poster with a farmer using a pitchfork against the bourgeoisie

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.9

Geography
manufacture: Germany
publication: Munich (Germany)
Date
1933
Pro-Nazi election poster with a farmer using a pitchfork against the bourgeoisie

Anti-Bolshevist, Anti-Semitic 1918 Great Exhibition advertisement poster

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.10

Geography
distribution: Vienna (Austria)
Date
publication/distribution:  1944
Anti-Bolshevist, Anti-Semitic 1918 Great Exhibition advertisement poster

Black and white Sturmabteilung (SA) recruitment poster with a rifle over the British coastline

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.11

Geography
depiction: Great Britain
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1934
Black and white Sturmabteilung (SA) recruitment poster with a rifle over the British coastline

Text only poster declaring the Anschluss as a German Austria homecoming

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.12

Geography
distribution: Germany
Date
publication:  1938
Text only poster declaring the Anschluss as a German Austria homecoming

Waffen SS recruitment poster featuring a young uniformed soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.13

Geography
manufacture: Munich (Germany)
issue: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1941
Waffen SS recruitment poster featuring a young uniformed soldier

Pro-Nazi election poster with the faces of Hitler and Hindenburg

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.14

Geography
manufacture: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1933
Pro-Nazi election poster with the faces of Hitler and Hindenburg

Pro-Nazi election poster featuring an oversized Aryan man towering over Germany’s enemies

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.15

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany)
distribution: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
Pro-Nazi election poster featuring an oversized Aryan man towering over Germany’s enemies

Color poster with a portrait of Hitler and the Nazi slogan: Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer!

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.16

Geography
manufacture: Reichenbach (Saxony, Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1940
Color poster with a portrait of Hitler and the Nazi slogan: Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer!

Pro Hitler poster featuring a crowd of forlorn people

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.17

Geography
distribution: Munich (Germany)
creation: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
Pro Hitler poster featuring a crowd of forlorn people

Pro-Nazi election poster with a giant red swastika and number 1

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.18

Geography
creation: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
Pro-Nazi election poster with a giant red swastika and number 1

German propaganda poster featuring a gold eagle and Nazi flags

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.19

Geography
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1943
German propaganda poster featuring a gold eagle and Nazi flags

Poster of Adolf Hitler and Konrad Henlein shaking hands after the annexation of the Sudetenland

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.20

Geography
distribution: Germany
distribution: Czechoslovakia
Date
publication/distribution:  1938 March 28
Poster of Adolf Hitler and Konrad Henlein shaking hands after the annexation of the Sudetenland

Pro-Nazi election poster of a giant worker breaking his shackles

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.21

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1932
Pro-Nazi election poster of a giant worker breaking his shackles

Poster encouraging the public to vote yes in the 1938 Anschluss referendum

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.22

Geography
distribution: Austria
manufacture: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1938
Poster encouraging the public to vote yes in the 1938 Anschluss referendum

Waffen SS recruitment poster with multiple blocks of small text and photographs

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.23

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1941
Waffen SS recruitment poster with multiple blocks of small text and photographs

Waffen SS recruitment poster featuring a soldier and a Leibstandarte (SS Adolf Hitler flag)

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.24

Geography
manufacture: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1940 May
Waffen SS recruitment poster featuring a soldier and a Leibstandarte (SS Adolf Hitler flag)

SS recruitment poster with photos depicting SS soldiers’ activities

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.25

Geography
distribution: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1938
SS recruitment poster with photos depicting SS soldiers’ activities

Nazi election poster featuring a portrait image of Adolf Hitler’s head

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.26

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1932

Nazi propaganda poster of Adolf Hitler in front of a mass of saluting people

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.27

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1934 August 19
Nazi propaganda poster of Adolf Hitler in front of a mass of saluting people

Broadside proclaiming public support for the declaration of Hitler as both Chancellor and President

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.28

Geography
creation: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1934 August 02-1934 August 19
Broadside proclaiming public support for the declaration of Hitler as both Chancellor and President

Nazi school propaganda poster

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.29

Date
1940

United States pro-free business and anti-dictatorship propaganda poster

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.30

Geography
publication: Rochester (N.Y.)
distribution: United States
Date
publication/distribution:  1944
United States pro-free business and anti-dictatorship propaganda poster

French collaborationist anti-Bolshevist propaganda poster

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.31

Geography
publication: France
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1944
French collaborationist anti-Bolshevist propaganda poster

Nazi era propaganda poster motivating the public to work

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.32

Geography
publication: Germany
Date
1934
Nazi era propaganda poster motivating the public to work

German election poster featuring a photographic portrait of Adolf Hitler

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.33

Geography
depiction: Germany
Date
depiction:  approximately 1927-1945
German election poster featuring a photographic portrait of Adolf Hitler

United States anti-Nazi poster of Joseph Goebbels reciting a speech

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.34

Geography
publication: Rochester (N.Y.)
Date
publication/distribution:  1944
United States anti-Nazi poster of Joseph Goebbels reciting a speech

American propaganda poster with anti-Nazi and anti-Japanese caricatures

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.35

Geography
publication: Kansas City (Mo.)
Date
publication/distribution:  1943
American propaganda poster with anti-Nazi and anti-Japanese caricatures

Satirical Hitler wanted for murder poster

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.36

Geography
distribution: United States
Date
1945
Satirical Hitler wanted for murder poster

Antisemitic Der Stürmer advertising flier showing several Jewish people smiling

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.37

Geography
publication: Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1937-1938
Antisemitic Der Stürmer advertising flier showing several Jewish people smiling

Antisemitic poster with an image of and poem about the Wandering Jew

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.38

Geography
manufacture: Wissembourg (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  1871-1919
Antisemitic poster with an image of and poem about the Wandering Jew

Pro-Nazi election poster of a man smashing a red and black block

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.39

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
Date
1924-1933 March
Pro-Nazi election poster of a man smashing a red and black block

Nazi propaganda poster featuring a religious quote, a swastika, and barley

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.40

Geography
publication: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1934
Nazi propaganda poster featuring a religious quote, a swastika, and barley

Poster for the Lenie Riefenstahl film, Olympia, about the 1936 Olympics

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.41

Geography
publication: Germany
depiction: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1938
Poster for the Lenie Riefenstahl film, Olympia, about the 1936 Olympics

Announcement poster issued by postwar Soviet occupation forces in Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.42

Geography
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1947 August 16
Announcement poster issued by postwar Soviet occupation forces in Germany

Postwar East German vote yes poster on a public referendum

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.43

Geography
publication: Dresden (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1946 May
Postwar East German vote yes poster on a public referendum

Postwar campaign poster encouraging Germans to vote on June 30

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.44

Geography
distribution: Germany
Date
1946
Postwar campaign poster encouraging Germans to vote on June 30

German Word of the Week propaganda poster supporting the Nazi-organized Berlin Summer Olympics

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.45

Geography
distribution: Germany
publication: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1936 July 30-1936 August 05

Antisemitic poster denouncing claims of Jewish persecution by Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.46

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1938 December 08
Antisemitic poster denouncing claims of Jewish persecution by Germany

Nazi propaganda poster denouncing the United States for criticizing Germany's Jewish policies

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.47

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1939
Nazi propaganda poster denouncing the United States for criticizing Germany's Jewish policies

Antisemitic poster featuring supposed warnings about Jews from Benjamin Franklin

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.48

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1939
Antisemitic poster featuring supposed warnings about Jews from Benjamin Franklin

German poster accusing the United States of unfairly censuring figures critical of Jews

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.49

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1939
German poster accusing the United States of unfairly censuring figures critical of Jews

Antisemitic poster concerning Jews in allied armies

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.50

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1940
Antisemitic poster concerning Jews in allied armies

German propaganda poster mocking British defeats and criticizing politician Duff Cooper

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.51

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1940
German propaganda poster mocking British defeats and criticizing politician Duff Cooper

Nazi propaganda poster criticizing Franklin Roosevelt and American interventionist efforts

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.52

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1941
Nazi propaganda poster criticizing Franklin Roosevelt and American interventionist efforts

German propaganda poster claiming Hitler and the Nazis are not against religion

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.53

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1941 December 03-1941 December 09
German propaganda poster claiming Hitler and the Nazis are not against religion

Nazi propaganda poster exposing the Jewish conspiracy links to the Allied Nations

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.54

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1941 December 10-1941 December 16
Nazi propaganda poster exposing the Jewish conspiracy links to the Allied Nations

German propaganda poster claiming the United States Army is using criminals to fight in Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.55

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1942 June 17-1942 June 23
German propaganda poster claiming the United States Army is using criminals to fight in Germany

Antisemitic Nazi propaganda poster declaring that Jews are the enemy of the German people

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.56

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1942 July 01-1942 July 07
Antisemitic Nazi propaganda poster declaring that Jews are the enemy of the German people

Nazi propaganda poster claiming American Jews want to exterminate the German people

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.57

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1942 August 19-1942 August 25
Nazi propaganda poster claiming American Jews want to exterminate the German people

German antisemitic poster alleging Roosevelt's Brain Trust is comprised of Jews

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.58

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1942 September 30-1942 October 06
German antisemitic poster alleging Roosevelt's Brain Trust is comprised of Jews

Anti-American poster with a quote from Adolf Hitler prophesizing the extermination of the Jews

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.59

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
distribution: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  1942 October 28-1942 November 03
Anti-American poster with a quote from Adolf Hitler prophesizing the extermination of the Jews

Handmade shoes worn by an inmate of Buchenwald concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 1990.333.60 a-b

Geography
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
use:  1937-1945
Handmade shoes worn by an inmate of Buchenwald concentration camp
 
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