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Object ID

2014.1.36

Object Name

Postcard, Picture

Date

1-1-1936

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Description

Front: Photograph of Adolf Hitler and other SS officials greeting Olympic athlete Hans-Otto Woellike. Back: Blank postcard lines.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:
Germany Olympic real photo postcard with Adolph Hitler congratulating the winner of shut-put event Hans-Otto Woellike during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Jesse Owens, who had won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics, was not given similar acknowledgement by Hitler.

Dimensions

3 9/16 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Athletes, Olympics, 1936 Olympics, Hans-Otto Woellike, Berlin, Adolf Hitler

Hitler Greeting German Olympic Athlete At Olympic Games 1936

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