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Front: A black and white photograph of a man in a hat leading a man shielding his face out of a building with pasted paper with typewritten title.Back: Stamp, writing, and sticker.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Wire photograph taken ten days after Grynszpan shot Ernst Vom Rath, angered that his parents had been forced by the Nazi government to leave their home in Hanover, Germany, and return to Poland, their country of origin. Vom Rath's murder provided a rationale for the initiation of a nationwide pogrom against the Jews referred to as Kristallnacht.
8 5/8 x 6 15/16"
Herschel Grynszpan, detective, Paris
1933-1938: Nazification and Early Stages of Persecution: Identification, Expropriation and Aryanization; and Emigration; First Concentration Camps; Sterilization and Euthanasia Program; Internment Camps
"Herschel Grynszpan Led From Paris Police Station by Detective" (1938). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.51.