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Object ID

2012.1.15

Object Name

Card, Identification

Date

3-2-1938

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Description

Interior: Black and white photograph of a young girl and biographical information.Exterior: Titled, "Mitglieds - Ausweis der Hitler-Jugend." Includes an image of a Swastika in a diamond and blank lines.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: The ID of a young woman in the Hitler Youth. 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.

Dimensions

5 x 6 1/2"

Keywords

Hitler youth, Germany

Subcollection

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

Hitler Youth Identification Card

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