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Object ID

2012.1.546

Object Name

Book

Date

1-1-1938

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Description

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.

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 8 1/4"

Keywords

Mushroom, Poison, Star of David, Propaganda

Anti-Semitic Childrens Book Published by Julius Streicher:

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