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Interior: Black and white photograph of a young woman in pigtails with biographical information.Exterior: Titled, "Mitglieds Ausweis für den Bund Deutsche Mädel." Includes image of a swastika in a diamond and a chart with pink tickets.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: ID with a photograph of a German Bund Deutsche Mädel. All women had to be of Aryan heritage, citizens of Germany, and free of hereditary disease. As Jutta Ruediger, a leader of the German girls, states: girls were raised to "believe in Germany and our leader and pass on these beliefs to their children." Training consisted of sports (particularly gymnastics), philosophical education, and cultural work. Girls attended lectures and participated in work groups.
5 x 6 1/4"
German, Bund, Deutsche, Madel, BDM, German girls, Jutta Ruediger
"Bund Deutsche Mädel Identification Card for Anni Luh" (1934). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.14.