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Eugenics plate entitled, 'Ausmerzung des Kranken und

Photograph | Photograph Number: 32672

Eugenics plate entitled, 'Ausmerzung des Kranken und
Schwachen in der Natur' (The eradication of the sick and
weak in nature).

The plate is #42 in the series 'Erblehre, Abstammungs, und
Rassenkunde in bildlicher Darstellung' (Heredity ,
Pedigree, and Racial Studies in Pictorial Representation),
by Alfred Vogel, and was published by the Verlag für
nationale Literatur (Publisher for National Literature),
Stuttgart. These plates were used to indoctrinate school
children with Nazi theories of 'race science.'

The German quotation by Dr. Grosz reads, 'Was nicht den
Anforderungen des Seins genugt, das zerbricht' (That which
does not satisfy the demands of existence is crushed.).

Stuttgart, [Wuerttemberg] Germany
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hans Pauli
Record last modified: 2020-11-02 00:00:00
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