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Object ID

2019.2.218

Object Name

Postcard, Picture

Date

2-11-1918

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Description

Postcard with black and white image of a congregation, features a Cardinal in religious dress standing in front of a large group of soldiers. Back includes address written to “Kuhn Ludwig.”

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Handwritten dedication February 11, 1918 by Ludwig Kuhn, Catholic Division Priest.

Cardinal Faulhaber was a controversial figure who both publicly decried Nazi policies, yet recognized the Nazi government as legitimate and compelled loyalty from his clergy to the Nazi regime. While Faulhaber could speak and write against Nazi racism, and even anti-Semitism, he did not, it is claimed, go far enough in denouncing Nazi measures taken against Jews.

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Cardinal Paul Haber

Subcollection

Early

Photo Postcard of Cardinal Faulhaber Presiding Over a Mass for Soldiers of the Bavarian Cavalry Division in World War I

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