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Cigarette card with an image of Hitler talking with a group of Nazi Party officials 2012.68.18 front

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, United States

Cigarette card, Der Führer im Kreise seiner nächsten Mitarbeiter am Abend der Reichtagswahl vom 29. Marz 1936, number 198, Group 67, series 15, Adolf Hitler - Pictures of the Life of the Führer, from about 1936. The card features a black and white photograph of Hitler addressing a group of Nazi Patry officials on the night of the Reichstag election of March 29, 1936. Cigarette cards were a popular collectible item in Germany beginning about 1920. Large albums with text, but no pictures, were published for each series and the cards were collected to be added as illustrations. The increasing popularity of the Nazi Party made them a desirable subject for a collectible card series. The album for this series has text and photo captions that tell the story of Hitler's life from his birth in 1899 to his 1933 appointment as Chancellor, and then Fuhrer, of Germany.

Cigarette card, Der Führer im Kreise seiner nächsten Mitarbeiter am Abend der Reichtagswahl vom 29. Marz 1936, number 198, Group 67, series 15, Adolf Hitler - Pictures of the Life of the Führer, from about 1936. The card features a black and white photograph of Hitler addressing a group of Nazi Patry officials on the night of the Reichstag election of March 29, 1936. Cigarette cards were a popular collectible item in Germany beginning about 1920. Large albums with text, but no pictures, were published for each series and the cards were collected to be added as illustrations. The increasing popularity of the Nazi Party made them a desirable subject for a collectible card series. The album for this series has text and photo captions that tell the story of Hitler's life from his birth in 1899 to his 1933 appointment as Chancellor, and then Fuhrer, of Germany.

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  • Title: Cigarette card with an image of Hitler talking with a group of Nazi Party officials 2012.68.18 front
  • Provenance: The cigarette card was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Martin Shallow III., The cigarette card was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Martin Shallow III.
  • Subject Keywords: Cigarette cards--Germany. Heads of state--Germany--Pictorial works. Nazi propaganda--Pictorial works., Cigarette cards--Germany. Heads of state--Germany--Pictorial works. Nazi propaganda--Pictorial works.
  • Type: Information Forms, Information Forms
  • Rights: Permanent Collection, Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Small, rectangular paper card with a halftone photographic print with white borders treated to look like a glossy photograph. It has an image of Adolf Hitler, on the right, wearing a swastika armband and standing in front of a group of men. The back has the title, the picture and group number, and German fraktur text. The back corners have adhesive remnants., Small, rectangular paper card with a halftone photographic print with white borders treated to look like a glossy photograph. It has an image of Adolf Hitler, on the right, wearing a swastika armband and standing in front of a group of men. The back has the title, the picture and group number, and German fraktur text. The back corners have adhesive remnants.

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