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Eugenics poster entitled "The Nuremberg Law for the Protection of Blood and German Honor."

Photograph | Photograph Number: 94188

Eugenics poster entitled "The Nuremberg Law for the Protection of Blood and German Honor."

The illustration is a stylized map of the borders of central Germany on which is imposed a schematic of the forbidden degrees of marriage between Aryans and non-Aryans, point 8 of the Nazi party platform (against the immigration of non-Ayrans into Germany), and the text of the Law for the Protection of German Blood. The German text at the bottom reads, "Maintaining the purity of blood insures the survival of the German people."

This poster is no.70 in a series entitled, "Erblehre und Rassenkunde" (Theory of Inheritance and Racial Hygiene), published by the Verlag für nationale Literatur (Publisher for National Literature), Stuttgart.

Date
Circa 1935
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hans Pauli
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Record last modified: 2002-12-04 00:00:00
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