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Object ID

2014.1.51

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

11-17-1938

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Description

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.

Dimensions

8 5/8 x 6 15/16"

Keywords

Herschel Grynszpan, detective, Paris

Subcollection

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

Herschel Grynszpan Led From Paris Police Station by Detective

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