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Auslandsdeutschen [Association of Germans of Foreign Lands] pin

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Commemorative pin from an international convention of the Auslandsdeutschen in the German city of Stuttgart in 1937. The Auslandsdeutschen was the organization of members of the Nazi Party who lived abroad.

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  • Title: Auslandsdeutschen [Association of Germans of Foreign Lands] pin
  • Provenance: The pin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by the University of Mary Washington Galleries.
  • Subject Keywords: Germany--Social life and customs--20th century. Nazi propaganda--Germany.
  • Type: Jewelry
  • Rights: Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Oval, black, embossed, metal pin. At the center is embossed German text with an eagle above, holding in its talons a wreath with a swastika in its center. The eagle extends above the top edge of the pin. At bottom is an embossed diamond shape with 2 letters in its center. The bottom point of the diamond extends beyond the lower edge. There is an embossed border of oak leaves and German text along the left and right borders. Back is silver-colored with raised German text. Pin clasp attached by raised metal guide.
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