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Hardcover book with green cover. Includes an illustration of a mushroom with a caricature Jewish face and a Star of David on its stem. Interior includes German text and colorful woodblock illustrations. English translation in collection (2012.1.547). >>
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Translated as "The Poisonous Mushroom", this anti-Semitic cartoon book for children was written by Ernst Hiemer, illustrated by Phillip Rupprecht (Fips), and published in 1938. It contains stories and cartoons meant to propagandize against Jews from an early age. Stretcher was eventually executed at Nuremburg for crimes against humanity.
10 1/2 x 8 1/4"
Mushroom, Poison, Star of David, Propaganda
"Anti-Semitic Childrens Book Published by Julius Streicher: "Der Giftpilz"" (1938). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.546.