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German students parade in front of the Institute for Sexual Research prior to their raid on the building. The students occupied and pillaged the Institute, then confiscated the Institute's books and periodicals for burning.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 01625

German students parade in front of the Institute for Sexual Research prior to their raid on the building. The students occupied and pillaged the Institute, then confiscated the Institute's books and periodicals for burning.

The Institute for Sexual Research was established by Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld, a German Jew, as a center for research into sexology. Members of the institute also provided counseling for homosexuals and transsexuals and fought for the expansion of their political and social rights.

Date
1933 May 06
Variant Locale
Berlin-Buckow
Berlin-Mariendorf
Berlin-Ochstumsand
Berlin-Ploetzensee
Berlin-Reinickendorf
Berlin-Tempelhof
Berlin-Wannsee
Berlin-Schlachtensee
Berlin-Duppel
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2011-11-14 00:00:00
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