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Object ID

2014.1.29

Object Name

Postcard

Date

8-21-1933

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Description

Front: A postcard with an address written in black ink and a green postage stamp.Back: Message written in Yiddish in black ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Postcard written August 21, 1933, sent seven months after Hitler was appointed chancellor of the coalition government of NSDAP-DNVP Party, January 30, 1933. The first concentration camp was established at Dachau on March 22, 1933. The Enabling Act followed on March 24, 1933. April 1, 1933 saw the boycott of Jewish-owned shops and businesses in Germany. The Law for the Reestablishment of the Professional Civil Service commenced April 7, 1933. Book burning occured by university students throughout many university towns on May 10, 1933. Non-Nazi parties were outlawed July 14, 1933. And on the same date the Law for the Prevention of Progeny with Hereditary Diseases was passed.

Dimensions

4 1/16 x 5 3/4"

Keywords

Germany, Yiddish, Frankfort, Oberhausen

Subcollection

1933-1938: Nazification and Early Stages of Persecution: Identification, Expropriation and Aryanization; and Emigration; First Concentration Camps; Sterilization and Euthanasia Program

Postcard from Oberhausen to Frankfort, Germany in Yiddish

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