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Object ID

2014.1.103

Object Name

Menu

Date

4-19-1935

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Description

Recto: White paper with menu printed in black. Includes the ship's seal and a swastika.

Back: Top portion is a black and white photograph of a row of houses next to a beach, with people near boats by the water. The bottom portion includes black printed text and lines.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: The inability of the Jews on the transatlantic liner St. Louis to disembark in Havana, the United States, or any of the chosen destinations was a great propaganda victory for the Nazis. On the 1939 voyage were 938 passengers, almost all Jews fleeing Nazi Germany. This postcard is of the St. Louis in the early thirties. Menu from the St. Louis in 1935 displaying the Nazi Swastika.

Dimensions

8 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

St. Louis, Cruise Liner, Jews, German, Voyage of the Damned

Menu from St. Louis Cruise Liner

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