Commemorative pin from a local meeting of a Nazi Party in the German city of Gera in 1936. The design features the Reichsadler, an eagle holding a wreath with a swastika in the center. The national emblem of Nazi Germany, it was added to many display items throughout the country.


  • Title: Pin from Nazi Party district meeting
  • Provenance: The pin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by the University of Mary Washington Galleries.
  • Subject Keywords: Germany--Politics and government--1933-1945. 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: Circular, silver colored, metal pin. Front has an embossed design in the center with an image of the upper torso of a soldier in combat gear, imposed over a large swastika; another soldier sits atop a pedestal with embossed German text. There is embossed German text around border. Back of pin has pin clasp attached by solder.

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