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Deutsche Arbeitsfront [German Labor Front] pin

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Pin commemorating a 1934 march in the German city of Gera by the Deutsche Arbeitsfrong. The national labor union was established by the Nazi Party in 1933.

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  • Title: Deutsche Arbeitsfront [German Labor Front] pin
  • Provenance: The Nazi Party 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. Popular culture--Germany--20th century.
  • Type: Jewelry
  • Rights: Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Silver colored, metal pin in a swastika shape. There is an embossed design at center of the head and upper body of a man with clenched fists and broken chains hanging from his wrists. German text in upper right and lower left. Back has spring clasp attached with solder.

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